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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-001-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Pending

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Other ()

Principal Investigator(s): Walter Barnhardt

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Brian Andrews

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect geologic framework information from inner shelf and inlet (where possible) for coastal-change studies

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Bass River, NJ

End Port/Location: Bass River, NJ

Start Date: 2018-05-29

End Date: 2018-06-15

Equipment Used: SeaBOSS

Information to be Derived: surficial geology, stratigraphy, Holocene sed thickness, depth to transgressive UC, etc

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Walter Barnhardt, Jane Denny, Other

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Funding project is LQ00-GHY2000. Work on shelf will likely reqire a larger vessel than Rafael -- one possibility is the RV Arabella (Rutgers). USGS funding is firm. Potential reimbursable $$ from USFWS *might* expand the scope of mapping.

Location:

Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, United States, Atlantic Ocean

Boundaries
North: 39.56970507 South: 39.4243 West: -74.45983887 East: -74.22515869

Platform(s):

photo of Rafael
Rafael

Unknown

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID

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