Field Activity 07SCC04

Identifier 07SCC04
Purpose Characterization of the geological framework, mapping sediment distribution, and dispersal of sediment after a major hurricane.
Location Chandeleur Islands, LA, Northern Gulf of Mexico
Summary Offshore of Chandeleur Islands a total of 83 cores were collected. Offshore of Breton Island a total of 7 cores were collected. Summary and evaluation of data are referenced in a U.S. Geological Survey Data Series. (*Data Series in progress)
Info derived Grain-size, photographs, interpreted core profiles, and barrier island assessment report to Fish and Wildlife. (* Report in progress)
Comments Additional Equipment: 3"x 20' pipe, Chandeleur Island House Boat Equipment Model: Bradford Pneumatic Vibracore
G.K. Gilbert
Start Venice, Louisiana 2007-06-15
End Biloxi, Mississippi 2007-06-26
West -89.6236
East -86.4628352
North 30.60784383
South 28.94117716
Topic 66
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators James G Flocks
Crew members
Keith A Ludwig
Scientist, Staff
Julie C Bernier
Scientist, Staff
Sanford, Jordan
Scientist, Staff

Data types and categories

Data category: Biological Field Study, Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Experiments (biological), Surveys (biological), Navigation, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Vibracorer Geology 7
GPS Navigation 1


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
07SCC04-SA-pd-1 Vibracorer core description sheets James G Flocks
07SCC04-SA-pd-2 Vibracorer digitized core logs James G Flocks
07SCC04-SA-pd-3 Vibracorer grain size analyses James G Flocks
07SCC04-SA-pd-4 Vibracorer core photographs James G Flocks
07SCC04-SA-pd-5 Vibracorer digitizing methods James G Flocks
07SCC04-SA-pd-6 Vibracorer Data Series 542 GIS dataset Arnell S Forde
07SCC04-SA-rd-1 Vibracorer 90 vibracores James G Flocks
07SCC04-NL-rd-1 GPS Raw latitude and longitude coordinates for each core James G Flocks


Samples collected during this field activity