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Field Activity Details for field activity 2008-028-FA

Other ID: G-28-08-MI

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Charles Worley

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jim Flocks, USGS St. Pete

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Multibeam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Participate in coastal geophysical survey in Mississippi Sound.


Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Start Date: 2008-07-07

End Date: 2008-07-23

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), SWATHplus-H 468 kHz, Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Conducted bathymetric and seismic survey around Gulf Islands National Seashore.

Staff: Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
Jim Flocks
USGS-St. Pete; Dana Wiese
USGS-St. Pete

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Chuck Worley, Electronics Technician.
Project = Geologic Frameworth of Eastern Louisiana, Geologic Frameworth of Eastern Louisiana


Gulf Islands National Seashore, Biloxi, Mississippi, Mississippi Sound, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 30.33333 South: 30.16667 West: -89.0833 East: -88.33333


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



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SWATHplus-H 468 kHz --- Interferometric
2008-028-FA-SO-001 ( Sonar data: collected via bathymetry instrumentation.)
2008-028-FA-BA-001 ( SeaSwath bathymetry data)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Edgetech chirp subbottom profiler 512i --- Sub Bottom Profiler
2008-028-FA-SE-001 ( Benthos 512i data)

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