Contracted data 2015-301-CNT

Identifier 2015-301-CNT
Alternate names BICM
Data provider Sediment grab samples collected by University of New Orleans personnel for gain-size analysis at SPCMSC. These data were collection and processed as part of the Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring (BICM) Program.
Purpose To characterize sediment texture along the Louisiana coast
Location Coastal Louisiana
Summary Completed grain-size analysis for 874 Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring (BICM) and 77 Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project sediment samples.
Info derived Sediment texture
Comments The 2015–2016 datasets were collected under the Barrier Island Coastal Monitoring (BICM) program, which is an ongoing collaboration between the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the University of New Orleans (UNO), and the USGS. In 2017, additional grab samples were collected along transects from West Belle Pass to Caminada Pass as part of the CPRA Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project (CPRA project BA-0045).
Start St Petersburg, FL 2015-10-01
End St Petersburg, FL 2017-03-10
Days in the field None
West -93.83972168
East -88.65413993
North 30.09375177
South 28.8607647


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators James G Flocks
Crew members
Information specialist(s)
James G Flocks
Specialist, Information
Julie C Bernier
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Ioannis Georgiou, Mark Kulp (University of New Orleans - Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences)

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Navigation, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Navigation 1
Grab Sampler Biology, Geology 1


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact GPS 2015–2017 sample locations Julie C Bernier Grab Sampler 2015–2017 grain-size summary statistics Julie C Bernier


Samples collected during this field activity