Field Activity 08SWL02

Identifier 08SWL02
Purpose Collect recent cm level accuracy bathymetry of submerged wetland areas in LA
Location Point Aux Chene; Bully Camp Oil and Gas Field; DeLarge Oil and Gas Field, LA
Info derived Single beam bathymetry (X, Y, Z) data, purpose to acquire the latest bathymetry to assist in calculating wetland subsidence
Comments Additional Equipment: Solonist 3001 LTC's water Level-loggers.
Ooid II
17' Boston Whaler
Start Houma, Louisiana 2008-08-07
End Houma, Louisiana 2008-08-17
West -91.6232
East -90.76947582
North 29.85904082
South 29.15625396
Topic 76


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Richard Z Poore
Crew members
Nancy T DeWitt
Scientist, Staff
Kyle W Kelso
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Nancy T DeWitt
Specialist, Information
Kyle W Kelso
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Single Beam

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
Marimatech Echosounder Single Beam 1
Choke Ring Antenna The satellite L1/L2 signals were received via the Ashtech choke-ring antennas for the base station and the boat. The Ashtech Z-Xtreme GPS receivers interpret the signals and record the information as binary files. Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
08SWL02_SBB_xyz Marimatech Echosounder Single-beam bathymetric x,y,z data from the Bully Camp, Point au Chien, Caminada, Fourchon, and Leeville study areas Julie C Bernier


Samples collected during this field activity