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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-031-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Steven Suttles

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To quantify critical sediment transport parameters of diverse wetland complexes within 4 NCBN parks, Cape Cod NS, Fire Island NS, Gateway NRA and Assateague Island NS in order to inform management efforts. Suspended-sediment concentration data over tidal and seasonal timescales and will directly inform and improve the predications developed as part of the marsh modeling effort for these parks.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Jamaica Bay, NY

End Port/Location: Great South Bay, NY

Start Date: 2017-05-09

End Date: 2017-05-11

Equipment Used: GPS - Handheld

Information to be Derived: Recon trip for site selection in Jamaica Bay, NY and Great South Bay, NY

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recon trip. No data collected.

Staff: Neil Kamal Ganju, Steven Suttles

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Recon trip. No data collected.

Location:

Jamaica Bay, NY and Great South Bay, NY

Boundaries
North: 40.79548801 South: 40.53227989 West: -73.96957397 East: -72.77356296

Platform(s):


Small Power Boat Class A

Publications

Nowacki, D. J., Suttles, S.E., Ganju, N.K., Montgomery, E.T. and Martini, M.A., 2019, Oceanographic and water quality measurements collected in Jamaica Bay, NY and Great South Bay, NY, August 2017–June 2018: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9BD78FQ.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS - Handheld --- Navigation

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