Other ID: 17CCT04
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): Kathryn Smith
Information Specialist(s): Joseph Terrano
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Tide, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect sediment tracers and sediment traps at erosion monitoring sites within Grand Bay marshes and remove boardwalks.
Vehicle(s): Chevy Suburban - Silver
Start Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL
End Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL
Start Date: 2017-09-30
End Date: 2017-10-06
Equipment Used: Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS, Water Level Recorder, Digital Camera, Other, Choke Ring Antenna, Other
Information to be Derived: Marsh surface elevation, water level readings, sediment plates, surface sediment samples
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected sediment traps, water level loggers, surface sediment samples, shoreline location, and elevation data.
Staff: Alisha Ellis, Kathryn Smith, Joseph Terrano, Hunter Wilcox
Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-333-FA
Grand Bay, MS
|North: 30.43683405||South: 30.33391864||West: -88.4564209||East: -88.36181641|
Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)
Smith, K.E.L., Terrano, J.F., Khan, N., Stalk, C.A., 2020, Shore proximal sediment deposition, elevation, and water level data for four sites in the coastal marsh at Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Mississippi from October 2016 through October 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9BFR2US.
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|
|Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS||---||Benchmarks|
|Water Level Recorder||---||Benchmarks|
|Choke Ring Antenna||---||Benchmarks|