Other ID: 16CCT07
Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Sea-level and Storm Impacts on Estuarine Environments and Shorelines - SSIEES (GX.18.MN00.F1M10.00)
Principal Investigator(s): Nicole Khan, Kathryn Smith
Information Specialist(s): Chelsea Stalk
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To deploy sediment tracers and sediment traps at erosion monitoring sites within Grand Bay marshes.
Vehicle(s): White Dodge Pickup - White
Start Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL
End Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL
Start Date: 2016-10-18
End Date: 2016-10-25
Equipment Used: Water Level Recorder, Choke Ring Antenna, Push Corer
Information to be Derived: Marsh surface elevation, water level readings
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Eight marsh sediment cores were collected with elevation data. Sedimentation plates were deployed. Four water level loggers were deployed. Two NTUs, one dwave, and one birdcam were also deployed.
Staff: Nicole Khan, Kathryn Smith, Chelsea Stalk
Grand Bay, MS
|North: 30.43683405||South: 30.33391864||West: -88.4564209||East: -88.36181641|
Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)
Ellis, A.M., Jacobs, J.A., Smith, K.E.L., Atchia, I., and Smith, C.G., 2021, Sediment core microfossil data collected from the coastal marsh of Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Mississippi, USA: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7X63K24.
Marot, M.E., Smith, C.G., McCloskey, T.A., Locker, S.D., Khan, N.S., Smith, K.E.L., 2020, Sedimentary data from Grand Bay, Alabama/Mississippi, 2014-2016 (Version 1.1): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9FO8R3Y.
Marot, M.E., Smith, C.G., McCloskey, T.A., Locker, S.D., Khan, N.S., Smith, K.E.L., 2019, Sedimentary Data from Grand Bay, Alabama/Mississippi, 2014-2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9FO8R3Y.
Smith, K.E.L., Terrano, J.F., Khan, N.S., Smith, C.G., Pitchford, J.L., 2021, Lateral shoreline erosion and shore-proximal sediment deposition on a coastal marsh from seasonal, storm and decadal measurements: Geomorphology, Geomorphology, v. 389, 107829 p., doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2021.107829.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Water Level Recorder||Solinst water leveloggers were deployed at four sediment erosion sites (one logger at each site). Loggers were placed inside plastic wells. No data was retrieved.||Benchmarks||No data was collected|
|Choke Ring Antenna||---||Benchmarks|
|Push Corer||---||Geology||16CCT07_Foram_Counts.zip (16CCT07 sediment core foraminiferal counts and data dictionary)|