USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-031-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy resuspension package in Barnegat Bay

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Toms River, NJ

End Port/Location: Toms River, NJ

Start Date: 2013-06-25

End Date: 2013-06-28

Equipment Used: Turbidity, Current, Bottom platform, Sensors - other mooring

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: time-series data from platforms 961-964, 977 978

Staff: Patrick Dickhudt, Jonathan Borden, Sandy Baldwin

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = NJ Dept Env Protection/Shallow Water Sed Res,

Location:

Barnegat Bay, New Jersey. United States, North America, North Atlantic

Boundaries
North: 40.22922 South: 39.46164 West: -74.3555 East: -73.99292

Platform(s):

photo of Small Boat
Small Boat

Publications

Dickhudt, P.K., Ganju, N.K., and Montgomery, E.T., 2015, Summary of Oceanographic Measurements for Characterizing Light Attenuation and Sediment Resuspension in the Barnegat Bay-Little Egg Harbor Estuary, New Jersey, 2013: doi: 10.3133/ofr20151146.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Sensors - other mooring --- CTD
Metereology
Temperature
Mooring (physical oceanography)
All sensors from Barnegat Bay study 2013 ( data collected sequentially from 3 sites as part of a study of light attenuation and sediment re-suspension )