Field Activity 2015-330-FA

Identifier 2015-330-FA
Alternate names 15BIM14
Purpose To collect geophysical data for NFWF RESTORE Dauphin Island feasibility study.
Location Dauphin Island, Alabama, Gulf of Mexico
Summary Collected 118 lines of 512i chirp data and 19 lines of bubble pulser data. USACE collected and processed all the multibeam data.
Info derived Water depth/seafloor elevation, subbottom profiles
57' Foil Assisted Catamaran U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Chevy Suburban Silver
Start Dauphin Island, AL 2015-09-16
End Dauphin Island, AL 2015-09-23
West -88.3445
East -88.06818542
North 30.29249719
South 30.19868009


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators James G FlocksStanley D Locker
Crew members
James G Flocks
Scientist, Staff
Stanley D Locker
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Arnell S Forde
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Bubble Gun, Sub Bottom Profiler, Multibeam, Sidescan

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Applanix POS-MV DGPS/IMU Navigation 1
Bubble Pulser Bubble Gun (no data reported)
Bubble Pulser Hydrophone Streamer Cable Bubble Gun (no data reported)
SeaBat 8125 (SC) Multibeam (no data reported)
Chirp 512i Sub Bottom Profiler 3
Klein Side Scan Sidescan (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact Applanix POS-MV DGPS/IMU Navigation data for the entire survey, 1000-shot-interval locations, and start of line locations Arnell S Forde Chirp 512i Subbottom profile data location map, geospatial files, and images Arnell S Forde Chirp 512i Digital chirp subbottom trace data Arnell S Forde Chirp 512i Processed subbottom profile images Arnell S Forde


Samples collected during this field activity