Field Activity 2021-318-FA

Identifier 2021-318-FA
Purpose To assess barrier island and shoreface resilience after Hurricane Sandy.
Location Seven-Mile Island, New Jersey, Cape May
Summary Collected multibeam bathymetry and 33 ponar sediment grab samples.
Info derived Multibeam bathymetry and backscatter, grain size of sediment grab samples
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2020-311-FA
Related activities
2022-309-FA: Project
2023-319-FA: Project
26' Parker
Ford F-350 Dually Grey (GSA)
Start Cape May, NJ 2021-05-17
End Cape May, NJ 2021-05-30
Days in the field 10
West -74.85038996
East -74.59277987
North 39.12414268
South 38.99902114
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Jennifer L MiselisEmily A Wei
Crew members
Chelsea A Stalk
Scientist, Staff
Andrew S Farmer
Scientist, Staff
Emily A Wei
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Chelsea A Stalk
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Sonar, Sampling
Data type: Sound Velocity, Multibeam, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Multibeam Bathymetry System Multibeam 2
Grab Sampler Biology, Geology 1
Castaway-CTD Sound Velocity (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact Multibeam Bathymetry System Processed acoustic intensity backscatter mosaic, derived from the 1-meter grid, provided as a 32-point GeoTIFF in WGS84 (G1762) ellipsoid Chelsea A Stalk Multibeam Bathymetry System Processed elevation point data as derived from a 1-meter grid provided in both WGS84 (G1762) ellipsoid and NAD83 NAVD88 GEOID12B Chelsea A Stalk

Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
SMI_RKWY_GrainSizeStats Grab Sampler Sediment grab grain-size statistics summary and raw Coulter output Cheyenne S Everhart


Samples collected during this field activity