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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-058-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed


Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s): Nathaniel Plant

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover water-level gauges on Dauphin Island


Start Port/Location: Dauphin Island

End Port/Location: Dauphin Island

Start Date: 2013-11-18

End Date: 2013-11-21

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

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Patrick Dickhudt

Affiliate Staff:
Joe Long Chris Smith

Notes: Recover water-level gauges for BIER Project This report is based on information from activity 13022. This report is based on information from activity 13023.
Project = Oceanographic Measurements,


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


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Dickhudt, P.J., Sherwood, C.R., Dewitt, N.T., 2015, USGS Water Level Measurements in Dauphin Island, Alabama from Hurricane Season 2013. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1245, doi: 10.3133/ofr20141245.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS --- Navigation
DGPS --- Navigation
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)

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