Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Estuarine Processes, Hazards, and Ecosystems (LQ00G3S)
Principal Investigator(s): Neil Kamal Ganju
Information Specialist(s): Steven Suttles
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Current, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Evaluate sediment dynamics and sediment fluxes in Grand Bay estuary system over tidal and seasonal timescales using long-term instrumented mooring deployments and tidal cycle surveys.
Start Port/Location: Pascagoula, MS
End Port/Location: Pascagoula, MS
Start Date: 2017-01-22
End Date: 2017-01-30
Equipment Used: CTD 19+ with OBS, PAR, DO, Chl, ADCP, Garmin GPS 76, Water sampler, Bottom platform
Information to be Derived: Currents, waves, suspended sediment concentrations (SSC), temperature, salinity, Dissolved Oxygen, Chla, and dissolved organic matter (fDom).
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Jonathan Borden, Alexander Nichols, Daniel Nowacki, Steven Suttles
Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-034-FA
The CTD is a "Sea-Bird SBE19"
Grand Bay, Alabama/Mississippi, United States
|North: 30.42095928||South: 30.36624738||West: -88.4224||East: -88.38219521|
Small Power Boat Class A
Nowacki, D. J., Suttles, S.E., Ganju, N.K., Montgomery, E.T. and Martini, M.A., 2018, Oceanographic and water quality measurements collected in Grand Bay, Alabama/Mississippi – August 2016 – January 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release https://doi.org/10.5066/P9UG9JYQ.
Nowacki, D.J., Ganju, N.K., Suttles, S.E., Borden, J., and Nichols, A., 2018, Discharge measurements made in Bayou Heron and Bayou Middle, Grand Bay, Mississippi in January 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P98NHB82.
Suttles, S.E., Nowacki, D.J., Ganju, N.K., Borden, J., and Nichols, A.R., 2019, Suspended-sediment concentration data from water samples collected in 2016-17 in Grand Bay, Alabama and Mississippi: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P91L4A75.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|CTD 19+ with OBS, PAR, DO, Chl||---||CTD|
|ADCP||---||Current||Grand_Bay_ADCP (Discharge measurements made in Bayou Heron and Bayou Middle, Grand Bay, Mississippi in January 2017)|
|Garmin GPS 76||---||Navigation|
|Bottom platform||---||Mooring (physical oceanography)|