Summary of field activity 2018-026-FA

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Savannah
Savannah

Location: Matanzas Inlet, Florida, United States, Atlantic Ocean

Dates: 2018-01-18 to 2018-01-26

Port Locations: Savannah, GA, Savannah, GA

Principal Investigator(s): John Warner

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Information to be Derived: Water velocities, pressure, waves, seabed change, turbidity, temperature, conductivity, wind speed, wind direction, atmospheric pressure, and sediment grain size.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Successfully deployed 2 bottom landing quadpod frames, and 2 surface buoys at Matanzas Inlet, FL on 1/24/2018 from the R/V Savannah. Also collected 6 sediment samples for grain size analysis.

Equipment: Bottom platform, Grab sampler - Shipek, GPS - Handheld