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Field Activity Details for field activity 00SCC01

Other ID: G-2-00-LA

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Other ()

Principal Investigator(s): Jack Kindinger

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Characterization of the Geological Framework, Mapping sediment distribution, and locating offshore sand resources.


Start Port/Location: Grand Isle, Louisiana -Sand Dollar Marina

End Port/Location: Grand Isle, Louisiana -Sand Dollar Marina

Start Date: 2000-05-03

End Date: 2000-05-11

Equipment Used: Vibracorer

Information to be Derived: Vibracores used to derive high-resolution sedimentation distribution and thickness; to locate sand deposits to be used in Louisiana beach renourishment projects.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: A total of 227 vibracores were collected during this project. Cruise 00SCC01 contains vibracore samples BSS00-01 through BSS00-64.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: These FACS logs were generated by Chandra Dreher in June of 2003, using
the handwritten logbooks and personal accounts of the scientist and crewmembers.
These data can be accessed using the Louisiana Sedimentary and Environmental
Database Internet Map Server (LASED IMS) located on line at:


Barataria Basin, Northern Gulf of Mexico - Louisiana, Louisiana

North: 29.463 South: 29.189 West: -90.072 East: -89.81


photo of G.K. Gilbert
G.K. Gilbert


Dreher, C., Flocks, J.G., Ferina, N., Kulp, M.A., 2008, Archive of sediment-vibracore data collected from Sandy Point to Belle Pass, Louisiana, 1983 through 2001 (surveys: 00SCC00, 83CR00, and 86P00): U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 344, URL:

Flocks, J.G., 2004, Converting analog interpretive data to digital formats for use in database and GIS applications: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1070, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Vibracorer --- Geology
Core descriptions ( )

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