Field Activity 2017-337-FA

Identifier 2017-337-FA
Purpose Annual mapping of N. Chandeleurs borrow site to measure sediment fluxes.
Location Chandeleur Islands, LA
Summary Multibeam swath bathymetry (131 lines), Seismic profiles (34 lines), sound velocity profile casts (113 profiles), GPS base station sessions from MRK3 and CTMP (31 sessions day and night)
Info derived Multibeam bathymetry using the SeaBat T50-P as a dual head system, seismic profiles, navigation and positioning
Projects
Platform
Sallenger
25' Parker
Vehicles
Ford F-350 Dually White (GSA)
Itinerary
Start Biloxi, MS 2017-08-07
End Biloxi, MS 2017-08-16
Days in the field 8
Bounds
West -88.93432617
East -88.70495605
North 30.1270152
South 29.88305196
Marine operations Yes

Personnel

Organization
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Jennifer L Miselis
Crew members
Nancy T DeWitt
Scientist, Staff
Joseph J Fredericks
Scientist, Staff
Andrew S Farmer
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Nancy T DeWitt
Specialist, Information
Joseph J Fredericks
Specialist, Information
Andrew S Farmer
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Benchmarks, Navigation, Sub Bottom Profiler, Multibeam, Sound Velocity

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver
Benchmarks, Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Choke Ring Antenna
Benchmarks, Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Applanix POS-MV DGPS/IMU
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Collapsible Tripod
Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

EG&G Geopulse
Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Chirp 424
Sub Bottom Profiler
4
2017-337-FA_arc.zip(38080)
Description Survey trackline locations
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format shapefile; mxd
Amount 24 MB
Digital location \\gs\stpetersburgfl-g\Geology_of_Coastal_Margins\Archive\Publications\DR_P9E8VRGO
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9E8VRGO
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/spcmsc/2017-337-FA_metadata.xml
Contact
2017-337-FA_nav.zip(38078)
Description 2017-337-FA_nav
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format text;
Amount 4.3 MB
Digital location \\gs\stpetersburgfl-g\Geology_of_Coastal_Margins\Archive\Publications\DR_P9E8VRGO
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9E8VRGO
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/spcmsc/2017-337-FA_metadata.xml
Contact
2017-337-FA_segy.zip(28032)
Description Unprocessed digital chirp subbottom trace data
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format SEG-Y;
Amount 1.69 GB
Digital location \\gs\stpetersburgfl-g\Geology_of_Coastal_Margins\Archive\Publications\DR_P9E8VRGO
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9E8VRGO
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/spcmsc/2017-337-FA_metadata.xml
Contact
2017-337-FA_seisimag.zip(38079)
Description Processed subbottom profile images
Data types
Sub Bottom Profiler
Format 22.7 MB
Amount GIF
Digital location \\gs\stpetersburgfl-g\Geology_of_Coastal_Margins\Archive\Publications\DR_P9E8VRG
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P9E8VRGO
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/spcmsc/2017-337-FA_metadata.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Multibeam Bathymetry System
Multibeam
1
Chandeleur_Islands_2017_MBB_xyz.zip(38126)
Description Processed elevation point data (xyz) as derived from a 1-meter grid provided in WGS84 and NAD83, NAVD88 GEOID09
Data types
Multibeam
Format XYZ
Amount 98.7 MB
Digital location \\GS\StPetersburgFL-G\Geology_of_Coastal_Margins\Archive\Publications\DR_P99KNKAW\Chandeleur_Islands_2017_MBB_xyz.zip
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/P99KNKAW
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/spcmsc/Chandeleur_Islands_2017_MBB_xyz_metadata.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Other
Unknown, Multibeam, Single Beam, Sidescan, Interferometric, Sound Velocity
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Castaway-CTD
Sound Velocity
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

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