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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-326-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Gulf Island National Seashore - GNIS Sediment Budget (GX.20.MN00.M1B30.00)

Principal Investigator(s): James Flocks

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Joseph Fredericks

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sound Velocity, Sonar: Multibeam, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Seafloor change/sediment budget assessment, Gulf Islands National Seashore (Santa Rosa Island, FL).

Vehicle(s): Ford F-350 Dually - White (GSA)

Start Port/Location: Santa Rosa Island, FL

End Port/Location: Santa Rosa Island, FL

Start Date: 2019-06-14

End Date: 2019-07-03

Equipment Used: Chirp 424, Other, Castaway-CTD, Multibeam Bathymetry System

Information to be Derived: Processed XYZ mulitbeam bathymetry data points referenced to the ellipsoid, digital elevation model, and subbottom profiles.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 332 MBES lines and 89 SVPs. Due to time constraints, chirp data collection was delayed and will commence in May 2020.

Staff: Joseph Fredericks, Andrew Farmer

Affiliate Staff:



Santa Rosa Island, FL

North: 30.43446595 South: 30.25550857 West: -87.33856201 East: -86.49810791


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Castaway-CTD --- Sound Velocity
Multibeam Bathymetry System --- Multibeam
Chirp 424 --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Other --- --- ---

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