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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-324-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Cancelled

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): Chelsea Stalk, Billy Reynolds, Joseph Fredericks, Nancy DeWitt

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

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): None

Start Port/Location: Riis Landing, Rockaway Beach, NY

End Port/Location: Riis Landing, Rockaway Beach, NY

Start Date: 2018-09-04

End Date: 2018-09-25

Equipment Used: Valeport SWiFT SVP, Castaway-CTD, Multibeam Bathymetry System, ODOM-Echotrac CV-100, Chirp 512i, Other, Collapsible Tripod, 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: Hunter Wilcox, Lance Thornton, Anastasios Stathakopoulos, Chelsea Stalk, Billy Reynolds, Jennifer Miselis, Joseph Fredericks, Andrew Farmer, Nancy DeWitt

Affiliate Staff:



Rockaway Beach, New York

North: 40.60457078 South: 40.539299 West: -73.94758173 East: -73.76025297




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Valeport SWiFT SVP --- Sound Velocity
Castaway-CTD --- Sound Velocity
Multibeam Bathymetry System --- Multibeam
ODOM-Echotrac CV-100 --- Single Beam
Chirp 512i --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Other --- --- ---
Collapsible Tripod --- Benchmarks
Choke Ring Antenna --- Benchmarks
Ashtech ProFlex 800 --- Benchmarks
Ashtech ProFlex 500 --- Benchmarks

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