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Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-323-FA

Other ID: 20CCT02

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Estuary and Marsh Geology - EMRG (Geomorphology) (GX.21.MN00.M1D20.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Smith

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jonathan Pitchford - Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Information Specialist(s): Isabelle Atchia

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To assess Hurricane Delta marsh deposition.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Grand Bay, Mississippi

End Port/Location: Grand Bay, Mississippi

Start Date: 2020-10-15

End Date: 2020-10-15

Equipment Used: Other

Information to be Derived: Grain size, LOI, diatoms, and sediment volume deposited as a result of Hurricane Delta.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 24 sediment tiles

Staff: Joseph Vargas, Isabelle Atchia

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Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 20CCT01

Location:

Mississippi Grand Bay-Point aux Chenes marsh

Boundaries
North: 30.43594601 South: 30.30605171 West: -88.50191116 East: -88.30133289

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