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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-024-FA

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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,


Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
2012-024-FA_logbook (document not focused on specific equipment) Zipped file of logbook of notes from data acquisition maintained by the USGS science and technical staff in the Connecticut River in 2012 during the field activity 2012-024-FA (PDF – scan of an Excel spreadsheet).

Data Acquired

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

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