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Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-050-FA

Other ID: IB E-50-00-DL

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Frank T. Manheim

Affiliate Investigator(s): D. Kranz, WRD-DE; P. Haeni, E. White - WRD-CT

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Resistivity, Environmental Data: Conductivity, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Electrical resistivity and seismic surveying, coring.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2000-05-01

End Date: 2000-05-05

Equipment Used: HYPACK, Resistivity Profiler, Refractometer

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: John Bratton

Affiliate Staff:
Frank Manheim - chief sci.; Dave Kranz - WRD-USGS
SeaGrant-UDE; Pete Haeni
Eric White - WRD-USGS-CT; Donald Skip Snyder
Zonge Eng.-Tucson

Notes: Project = Delmarva Bays, Delmarva Bays


Delaware Bays, Indian River Bay, Rehoboth Bay, Delaware, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 39.54168 South: 39.00211 West: -75.6223 East: -74.90479


Endeavor Whaler


Bratton, J.F., 2010, The three scales of submarine groundwater flow and discharge across passive continental margins: The Journal of Geology, v. 118 no. 5, doi: 10.1086/655114.

Krantz, D.E., Manheim, Frank T., Bratton, John F., and Phelan, Daniel J., 2004, Hydrogeologic setting and ground water flow beneath a section of Indian River Bay, Delaware: Ground Water, v. 42 no. 7, doi: 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2004.tb02642.x.

Manheim, F.T., Krantz, David E., and Bratton, John F., 2004, Studying ground water under Delmarva coastal bays using electrical resistivity: Ground Water, v. 42 no. 7, doi: 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2004.tb02643.x.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Resistivity Profiler --- Resistivity
Refractometer --- Conductivity
HYPACK --- Navigation

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