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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-011-FA

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Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

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Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy pressure sensors in buried wells on Chandeleur Islands to measure water leverls.Also, deploy pressure sensor on tower to measure atmospheric pressure. Mooring #s 947, 948, 949, 950, and 951.


Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Start Date: 2013-01-26

End Date: 2013-02-01

Equipment Used: Digital camera, Pressure, Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deployed pressure sensors on and near Chandeleur Islands.

Staff: Patrick Dickhudt

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Notes: Project = Oceanographic Measurements,


Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico

North: 30.12438 South: 29.69282 West: -89.0387 East: -88.72559





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS --- Benchmarks

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