Field Activity 2020-644-FA

Identifier 2020-644-FA
Also known as Manistee Bluffs Research - Mendenhall
Purpose To collect baseline geophysical and geological information about coastal bluff structure for studying coastal erosion patterns and causes.
Location Manistee, Michigan, United States
Summary Collected 32 GPR survey transects (using the GSSI 200HS GPR system) along and perpendicular to the actively eroding coastal bluffs.
Info derived Geologic structure, Hydrologic structure
Comments Funding coming from Mendenhall budget.
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start Manistee, Michigan 2020-10-22
End Manistee, Michigan 2020-10-28
Days in the field 4
West -86.35760139
East -86.34498607
North 44.24230912
South 44.22115319


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Principal investigators Wernette, Phillipe
Crew members
Information specialist(s)
Wernette, Phillipe
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Electro-Magnetic
Data type: Ground Penetrating Radar

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
groundpenetratingradar GSSI 200HS (200 MHz) GPR system was used with the SIR 4000 acquisition controller in wireless mode to collect 32 survey lines along an actively eroding coastal bluff: 13 alongshore transects and 19 shore-normal transects. Ground Penetrating Radar, Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity