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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-022-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Nathaniel Plant

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine water-level deployment locations on Dauphin Island


Start Port/Location: Dauphin Island

End Port/Location: Dauphin Island

Start Date: 2013-04-17

End Date: 2013-04-20

Equipment Used: Digital camera, Reconnaissance, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Conducted recon of overwash deposits on Dauphin Island. Have photos and notes.


Affiliate Staff:
Joe Long Chris Smith

Notes: Reconnaissance trip to select deployment sites for water-level installations for BIER Project
Project = Oceanographic Measurements,


Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States, North America, Gulf of Mexico

North: 30.28516 South: 30.18609 West: -88.3411 East: -88.03688


photo of on foot
on foot


Dickhudt, P.J., Sherwood, C.R., and Dewitt, N.T., 2015, Water-level measurements in Dauphin Island, Alabama, from the 2013 Hurricane Season: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1245,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
Reconnaissance --- Ground Truthing
GPS (wh) --- Navigation

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