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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-356-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - BOEM (GR.20.MN00.EQ580.00)

Principal Investigator(s): James Flocks

Affiliate Investigator(s): Davin Wallace, University of Southern Mississippi

Information Specialist(s): Arnell Forde

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect sediment core data used to ground truth geophysical data to characterize the geologic framework of the inner GOM shelf.

Vehicle(s): White Dodge Pickup - White

Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Start Date: 2019-09-24

End Date: 2019-10-02

Equipment Used: Vibracorer

Information to be Derived: Lithology

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment cores collected for subsequent USM analysis.

Staff: James Flocks

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: USGS staff will be assisting USM staff and students by helping them acquire sediment cores, using the FSU R/V Appalachee.


Gulf of Mexico, offshore Mississippi

North: 30.06114571 South: 29.6611315 West: -88.45719337 East: -88.00065994


Flatbed trailer




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
VibracorerSample collection for University of Southern Mississippi sediment cores.Geology
No data was collected

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