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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-364-DD

Other ID: none

Status: Completed


Funding Program(s): Barrier Island Evolution Research - BIER (Mendenhall) (GX.16.MN00.F1FTN.00)

Data Source Information: Timothy R. Nelson (

Information Specialist(s): Timothy Nelson

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Start Date: 2016-11-14

End Date: 2016-11-18

Equipment Used: Digital Video, Digital Camera, Other

Information to be Derived: Incipient motion and transport of sand and oil agglomerates.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: velocity profile, HD digital video, particle accelerations (~1 TB data)

Notes: Vectrino Velocity Profiler
HD Camera
Lab data in oscillatory flow tunnel


Naval Research Laboratory

North: 30.38566661 South: 30.34872876 West: -89.63573456 East: -89.57112191



Nelson, T.R., Dalyander, P.S., Frank, D.P., Penko, A.M., Braithwaite III, E.F., and Calantoni, J., 2021, Laboratory observations of variable size and shape particles: Artificial sand and oil agglomerates: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital Video --- Video
Digital Camera --- Photo
Other --- --- ---

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