Field Activity 2014-317-FA

Identifier 2014-317-FA
Alternate names 14BIM05
Purpose Characterize the geologic framework
Location Breton Island, Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico
Summary Collected side scan sonar, sub-bottom profile (93 lines), magnetometer, and swath bathymetry (76 lines) data.
Info derived Bathymetry, nearsurface geology, and island elevation.
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2014-314-FA
Tommy Munro
97 feet, 6 inches in length, with a 25 foot beam.
Excursion - White
Ford F-350 Dually White (GSA)
Ford F-350 Dually - Silver (GSA)
White Dodge Pickup - White
Start Venice, La 2014-08-11
End Biloxi, Ms 2014-08-31
West -89.2886
East -89.03729248
North 29.57913024
South 29.36320932
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators James G FlocksJennifer L Miselis
Crew members
Jack L Kindinger
Scientist, Staff
James G Flocks
Scientist, Staff
Kyle W Kelso
Scientist, Staff
Stanley D Locker
Scientist, Staff
Joseph J Fredericks
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Arnell S Forde
Specialist, Information
Julie C Bernier
Specialist, Information
Kyle W Kelso
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Electro-Magnetic, Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Magnetics, Navigation, Sub Bottom Profiler, Interferometric, Sidescan, Sound Velocity

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Geometrics G-882 (Cesium) Marine Magnetometer Magnetics (no data reported)
F190 DGPS/IMU Navigation 1
Chirp 512i Sub Bottom Profiler 1
Klein Side Scan Sidescan 3
Interferometric Bathymetry System Interferometric 1
Valeport SVP Sound Velocity (no data reported)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Multichannel, Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sparker, Bubble Gun, Air Gun / Water Gun, Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Sonobuoy (no data expected)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact F190 DGPS/IMU Swath tracklines – R/V Tommy Munro Nancy T DeWitt
DS 972 SEGY Chirp 512i Raw chirp SEGY data Arnell S Forde
14BIM05_SSS_50cm_WGS84_UTM16N_Tile Klein Side Scan Sidescan Sonar Mosaic 0.50-m resolution Nancy T DeWitt Interferometric Bathymetry System Swath data 5-m BASE resolution – R/V Tommy Munro Nancy T DeWitt

Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact Klein Side Scan Esri ArcGIS project Nancy T DeWitt Klein Side Scan Bathymetry DEM 100-m cell size Nancy T DeWitt


Samples collected during this field activity