Field Activity 13CCT02

Identifier 13CCT02
Purpose To continue to collect data relavent to coastal change and sediment transport properties of barrier island systems
Location Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana
Summary Jetting instruments and inserting into the subsurface, Using SCUBA to retrieve and deploy pressure/temperature Seabird Gauges
Info derived Sediment Transport Rates, Wave height, Current velocity, Water Temperature
Comments Additional Equipment Used: Batteries, Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) White Ford Excursion used.
Leased Vessel
Start Biloxi, MS 2013-01-28
End Biloxi, MS 2013-02-02
West -89.1259
East -88.31423565
North 30.1729321
South 29.52829452
Topic 14
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Nathaniel G Plant
Crew members
Kyle W Kelso
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Billy J Reynolds
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Christopher Sherwood

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Imagery, Location-Elevation, Time Series
Data type: Temperature, Photo, Benchmarks, Navigation, Mooring (physical oceanography)

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
Water Level Recorder Benchmarks (no data reported)
Tripods Mooring (physical oceanography), Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)
Sea-Bird Wave and Tide Logger (SBE 26plus) Temperature, Tide, Wave, Mooring (physical oceanography) (no data reported)
GPS Navigation (no data expected)
Digital Camera Photo, Video (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity