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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-323-FA

Other ID: subFANS = 18CCT05, 18CCT06, 18CCT07, 18CCT08

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): NFWF Monitoring Hurricane Sandy Beach and Marsh Resilience (GR.19.MN00.GSM30.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Miselis

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Nancy DeWitt, Joseph Fredericks, Billy Reynolds, Chelsea Stalk

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Single Beam, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Assess the restoration efforts by providing baseline bathymetry using combination of single-beam and multibeam and sub bottom profiles that traverse the surf zone by beach launching the 512i.

Vehicle(s): Rental Vehicle, Ford F-350 Dually - White (GSA), Chevy Suburban - Silver

Start Port/Location: Stone Harbor Marina, Stone Harbor, New Jersey

End Port/Location: Stone Harbor Marina, Stone Harbor, New Jersey

Start Date: 2018-09-04

End Date: 2018-09-25

Equipment Used: Multibeam Bathymetry System, Other, ODOM-Echotrac CV-100, Chirp 512i, Other, GPS , Applanix POS-MV DGPS/IMU, Other, Water Level Recorder, Choke Ring Antenna, Ashtech ProFlex 800, Ashtech ProFlex 500

Information to be Derived: Single beam xyz data (##); sound velocity casts (##); multibeam bathymetry xyz data (##), seismic sub bottom profiles (##); and GPS base station and GPS boat files used to process for DGPS.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: None yet

Staff: Nancy DeWitt, Andrew Farmer, Joseph Fredericks, Jennifer Miselis, Billy Reynolds, Chelsea Stalk, Anastasios Stathakopoulos, Lance Thornton, Hunter Wilcox

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: R/V Sallenger seismic will be the overall FAN; R/V Sallenger MBB = 18CCT05, R/V Shark SBB = subFAN 18CCT06; R/V Chum SBB = subFAN 18CCT07, Sled = subFAN 18CCT08


7 Mile Island, New Jersey

North: 39.11706082 South: 39.01815109 West: -74.7908465 East: -74.69601981


photo of Personal Water Craft (Blue WVR2 - Chum)
Personal Water Craft (Blue WVR2 - Chum)
photo of Personal Water Craft (White WVR1 - Shark)
Personal Water Craft (White WVR1 - Shark)
photo of Sallenger



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multibeam Bathymetry System --- Multibeam
Other --- --- ---
ODOM-Echotrac CV-100 --- Single Beam
Chirp 512i --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Other --- --- ---
GPS --- Navigation
Applanix POS-MV DGPS/IMU --- Navigation
Other --- --- ---
Water Level Recorder --- Benchmarks
Choke Ring Antenna --- Benchmarks
Ashtech ProFlex 800 --- Benchmarks
Ashtech ProFlex 500 --- Benchmarks

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