Field Activity 12LGC02

Identifier 12LGC02
Purpose GPS support and ground control for lidar survey in response to Hurricane Isaac.
Location Chandeleur Islands, LA
Info derived Raw GPS data on known location for differential correction. Topographic coordinates re WGS84 for ground truthing.
Comments Cores taken at this time were reassigned to FAN 12BIM05
Glacier Bay Cat Boat
Aka RV Survey Cat or Cat Boat
Ford F-350 Dually White (GSA)
Start Biloxi, MS 2012-09-04
End Biloxi, MS 2012-09-14
West -89.1526
East -88.27370043
North 30.22077245
South 29.33360712
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Hilary F Stockdon
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Nancy T DeWitt
Scientist, Staff
Kyle W Kelso
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Billy J Reynolds
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Temperature, Photo, Navigation, Transects, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Navigation (no data reported)
Digital Camera Photo, Video (no data reported)
GPS topographic survey buggy Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)
Sonde sensor CO2, Temperature, pH (no data reported)
Surface grab sampler Biology, Geology 4
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
12LGC02_grainsize Surface grab sampler grab samples GRADISTAT files Kyle W Kelso
12LGC02_samplesites Surface grab sampler grab samples locations Kyle W Kelso
DS_Chan2012_sediment-GIS Surface grab sampler grab samples GIS dataset Kyle W Kelso
grainsize_summary-statistics Surface grab sampler grab samples grain size analyses Kyle W Kelso


Samples collected during this field activity