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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-306-FA

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Other ID: none

Status: Cancelled

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal Sediment Availability and Flux - CSAF (GX.24.MN00.M0Y60.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Daniel Ciarletta, Jennifer Miselis

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Julie Bernier

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Ground Penetrating Radar, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect ground penetrating radar and sediment core data to reconstruct geologic history of Fire Island.

Vehicle(s): Unknown

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2020-09-08

End Date: 2020-11-30

Equipment Used: Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Choke Ring Antenna, Collapsible Tripod, SP80 GNSS Receiver, SP90 GNSS Receiver, Vibracorer

Information to be Derived: Grain Size, Unit Thickness, Age Control

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: TBD

Staff: Julie Bernier, Daniel Ciarletta, Nancy DeWitt, Timothy Nelson

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Originally scheduled for Apr-2020 postponed (dates uncertain) due to COVID travel restrictions. Requires one vehicle and UTV/UTV trailer.



Fire Island National Seashore, NY, United States

North: 40.77534183 South: 40.61395244 West: -73.3241272 East: -72.74871826




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) --- Ground Penetrating Radar
Choke Ring Antenna --- Benchmarks
Collapsible Tripod --- Benchmarks
SP80 GNSS Receiver --- Benchmarks
SP90 GNSS Receiver --- Benchmarks
Vibracorer --- Geology

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