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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-048-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Jason Chaytor

Affiliate Investigator(s): Amanda Demopoulos, USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center (WARC)

Information Specialist(s): Jason Chaytor

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect samples for benthic habitat research


Start Port/Location: Norfolk, VA

End Port/Location: Norfolk, VA

Start Date: 2017-08-28

End Date: 2017-09-08

Equipment Used: CTD - generic, DGPS, monocorer

Information to be Derived: microfauna survey, possible grain size

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sub-samples from 19 monocores, ctd data

Staff: Jason Chaytor

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Field activity sponsired by the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center (WARC) and paid for using one of their projects.


offshore the Outer Banks

North: 36.38757109 South: 34.98530234 West: -76.20117188 East: -74.43233817


photo of Pisces



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
CTD - generic --- CTD
DGPS --- Navigation
monocorer --- Biology

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