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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-024-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): Jen Miselis, Chris Smith, Nathaniel Plant, St. Pete

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Environmental Data: Tide

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover water-level gauges from Chandeleur Is. Support bathy/geophysical/sediment survey


Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Start Date: 2013-07-08

End Date: 2013-07-17

Equipment Used: Pressure, Water-level gauges

Information to be Derived: Time series data;Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Patrick Dickhudt

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Oceanographic Measurements,


Recover water-level gauges

North: 30.07622 South: 29.80252 West: -88.9591 East: -88.73108


photo of Small Boat
Small Boat


Dickhudt,P.J., Sherwood, C.R., and Dewitt, N.T., 2015, Water-level and wave measurements in the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, 2012 and 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Water-level gauges --- Tide

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