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Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-019-FA

Other ID: IB H-1-01-MD

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): E. Robert Thieler

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): E. Robert Thieler

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Vibracoring in estuary.


Start Port/Location: Easton, MD

End Port/Location: Easton, MD

Start Date: 2001-03-19

End Date: 2001-03-25

Equipment Used: DGPS, Hoverprobe

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Field program plagued by equipment malfunctions and bad weather. Recovered five cores total at three different sites. None of the cores was of a length sufficient to meet scientific needs (needed 18 m cores, got <= 4 m cores). Cores reside with Curt Larsen in Reston.

Staff: E. Robert Thieler, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
Mike Herder
USGS-Reston; Dan Phelan

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Field: Rob Thieler, Ch. Sci.; Chuck Worley, Tech.
Project = Submerged paleo-shorelines, Submerged paleo-shorelines


Choptank River, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 38.8 South: 38.5 West: -76.1 East: -75.9


photo of Hoverprobe



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Hoverprobe --- Geology
DGPS --- Navigation

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