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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-320-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): St. Petersburg Science Center Marine Operations (GX.20.MN00.0AZMO.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Smith, Christopher Smith

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Joseph Fredericks

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Sonar: Multibeam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect multibeam bathymetry along the marsh edge. Collect singlebeam bathymetry perpendicular to shore.

Vehicle(s): Ford F-250 - Stone Grey

Start Port/Location: Saint Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: Moss Point, MS

Start Date: 2019-05-06

End Date: 2019-05-11

Equipment Used: Multibeam Bathymetry System, ODOM-Echotrac CV-100, Ashtech ProFlex 800, Applanix POS-MV DGPS/IMU

Information to be Derived: Shoreline positions, bathymetry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected alongshore multibeam for select areas and shore perpendicular multibeam and single beam for select areas

Staff: Hunter Wilcox, Joseph Fredericks

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-358-FA


Grand Bay National Estuary Research Reserve, Mississippi and Alabama, United States, Gulf of Mexico

North: 30.44181901 South: 30.30899023 West: -88.49138541 East: -88.34690909


Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multibeam Bathymetry System --- Multibeam
ODOM-Echotrac CV-100 --- Single Beam
Ashtech ProFlex 800 --- Benchmarks
Applanix POS-MV DGPS/IMU --- Navigation

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