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Field Activity Details for field activity 09WCC02

Other ID: none

Status: Completed


Funding Program(s): Subsidence (GX.16.MN00.F2211.00)

Data Source Information: Kathryn Smith

Information Specialist(s): Kathryn Smith

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology

Start Date: 2009-10-05

End Date: 2010-04-28

Equipment Used: Bottom Grab Sampler

Information to be Derived: GPS (latitude, longitude)

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: sediment sample



Coastal Louisiana

North: 29.9624 South: 29.2438 West: -93.5106 East: -89.6042



Atazadeh, I., Edlund, M.B., van de Vijver, B., Mills, K., Spaulding, S.A., Gell, P.A., Crawford, S., Barton, A.F., Lee, S.S., Smith, K.E.L., Newall, P., Potapova, M., 2014, Morphology, ecology and biogeography of Stauroneis pachycephala P.T. Cleve (Bacillariophyta) and its transfer to the genus Envekadea: Diatom Research, v. 29 no. 4, pp. 455–464, doi: 10.1080/0269249x.2014.927006.

Smith, K.E.L., Flocks, J.G., Steyer, G.D., Piazza, S.C., 2015, Wetland Paleoecological Study of Southwest Coastal Louisiana: Sediment Cores and Diatom Calibration Dataset: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 877,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom Grab Sampler --- Biology
09WCC02-NL-rd-1 (Grab sample coordinates)
09WCC02-SA-pd-3 (Surface sediment properties - Grain size (percent sand, silt, clay))
09WCC02-SA-pd-1 (Surface sediment properties - Bulk density)
09WCC02-SA-pd-2 (Surface sediment properties - Organic matter (loss-on-ignition))
09WCC02-SA-pd-4 (Diatoms)

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