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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-335-FA

Other ID: 16BIM01, 16BIM02, 16BIM03

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Barrier Island Evolution Research - BIER Geophysics (GX.16.MN00.F1F40.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Miselis

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Nancy DeWitt, Kyle Kelso, Billy Reynolds, Chelsea Stalk, Anastasios Stathakopoulos

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Location-Elevation: LIDAR, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Interferometric, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: 1) Measure bathymetric change and borrow site deposition on the N. Chandeleurs island platform and 2) Provide elevation control for topo-bathymetric lidar survey

Vehicle(s): Ford F-350 Dually - Silver (GSA), Chevy Suburban Silver

Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Start Date: 2016-06-10

End Date: 2016-06-19

Equipment Used: Ashtech ProFlex 500 GNSS Receiver, Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver, Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS, Choke Ring Antenna, Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR), Collapsible Tripod, F190 DGPS/IMU, Garmin GPS, Other, Chirp 424, ODOM-Echotrac CV-100, Interferometric Bathymetry System

Information to be Derived: Topographic and bathymetric elevations, deposit stratigraphy, and verification of lidar data

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 16BIM01: Collected 82 subbottom profiles, 48 interferometric swath bathymetry lines and 34 SVP casts 16BIM03: Static ground control points (includes bare earth, vegetation, and ground control) (62), CTD profiles (9), Secchi disk readings (9)‚Äč

Staff: Nancy DeWitt, Arnell Forde, Kyle Kelso, Billy Reynolds, Chelsea Stalk

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Subfans:
16BIM01 = R/V Sallenger
16BIM02 = R/V Jabba Jaw
16BIM03 = Lidar ground support on foot

Location:

Chandeleur Islands, LA, Gulf of Mexico

Boundaries
North: 30.05356335 South: 29.67091617 West: -89.1376 East: -88.51818848

Platform(s):

photo of Sallenger
Sallenger
photo of Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)
Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)

Publications

Farmer, A.S., Fredericks, J.J., Miselis, J.L., Buster, N.A., DeWitt, N.T., Kelso, K.W., Stalk, C.A., Reynolds, B.J., 2018, Coastal bathymetry data collected in 2016 from the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P993MBJK.

Forde, A.S., DeWitt, N.T., Miselis, J.L., 2018, Archive of chirp subbottom profile data collected in 2016 from the northern Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9NFK0K4.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ashtech ProFlex 500 GNSS Receiver --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Choke Ring Antenna --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) --- LIDAR
Collapsible Tripod --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Profiles
Transects
F190 DGPS/IMU --- Navigation
Garmin GPS --- Navigation
Other --- --- ---
Chirp 424 --- Sub Bottom Profiler
2016-335-FA_segy.zip (Unprocessed digital chirp subbottom trace data)
2016-335-FA_nav.zip (Navigation data )
2016-335-FA_seisimag.zip (Processed subbottom profile images (.gif))
2016-335-FA_arc.zip (Survey trackline locations)
ODOM-Echotrac CV-100 --- Single Beam
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_SBB_ NAD83_NAVD88_GEOID09_xyz.zip (The single-beam soundings (xyz) in NAD83 and NAVD88 (ellipsoid height) with respect to the GEOID09 model (.txt))
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_SBB_and_IFB_ NAD83_NAVD88_GEOID09_50_DEM.zip (The SBB and IFB soundings in NAD83 and NAVD88 (ellipsoid height) with respect to the GEOID09 model (.tif))
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_SBB_ITRF08_tracklines.zip (Single-beam trackline shapefile in ITRF08 (.shp))
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_SBB_ITRF08_xyz.zip (The single-beam soundings (xyz) in ITRF08 (.txt))
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_SBB_NAD83_tracklines.zip (Single-beam trackline shapefile in NAD83 (.shp))
Interferometric Bathymetry System --- Interferometric
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_IFB_ITRF08_xyz.zip (The IFB soundings (xyz) in ITRF08 (.txt))
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_IFB_NAD83_tracklines.zip (IFB trackline shapefile in NAD83 (.shp))
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_SBB_and_IFB_ NAD83_NAVD88_GEOID09_50_DEM.zip (The SBB and IFB soundings in NAD83 and NAVD88 (ellipsoid height) with respect to the GEOID09 model (.tif))
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_IFB_ITRF08_tracklines.zip (IFB trackline shapefile in ITRF08 (.shp))
Chandeleur_Islands_2016_IFB_ NAD83_NAVD88_GEOID09_xyz.zip (The IFB soundings (xyz) in NAD83 and NAVD88 (ellipsoid height) with respect to the GEOID09 model (.txt))

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