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Data Series 847

Coastal Bathymetry and Backscatter Data Collected in 2012 from the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana

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References Cited

Baldwin, W.E., Pendleton, E.A., and Twichell, D.C., 2009, Geophysical data from offshore of the Chandeleur Islands, Eastern Mississippi Delta:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1195, available at http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/pubs/of2008-1195/.

Buster, N.A., Pfeiffer, W.R, Miselis, J.L., Kindinger, J.L., Wiese, D.S., and Reynolds, B.J., 2012, Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter data collected in 2010 from Cat Island, Mississippi: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 739, DVD, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/739/.

DeWitt, N.T., Flocks, J.G., Pfeiffer W.R., and Wiese, D.S., 2010, Archive of side scan sonar and swath bathymetry data collected during USGS cruise 10CCT01 offshore of Cat Island, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi, March 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 563, 1 CD-ROM, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/563/.

DeWitt, N.T, Pfeiffer, W.R., Bernier, J.C., Buster, N.A., Miselis, J.L., Flocks, J.G., Reynolds, B.J., Wiese, D.S. and Kelso, K.W., in press, Coastal bathymetry data collected in 2011 from the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series.

DeWitt, N.T., Flocks, J.G., Pfeiffer, W.R., Gibson, J.N., and Wiese, D.S., 2012a, Archive of side scan sonar and swath bathymetry data collected during USGS cruise 10CCT03 offshore of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi, from East Ship Island, Mississippi, to Dauphin Island, Alabama, April 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 671, 1 DVD, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/671/.

DeWitt, N.T., Flocks, J.G., Pendleton, E.A., Hansen, M.E., Reynolds, B.J., Kelso, K.W., Wiese, D.S., Worley, C.R., 2012b, Archive of single beam and swath bathymetry data collected nearshore of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi, from West Ship Island, Mississippi, to Dauphin Island, Alabama—Methods and data report for USGS Cruises 08CCT01 and 08CCT02, July 2008, and 09CCT03 and 09CCT04, June 2009: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 675, 1 CD-ROM, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/675/.

DeWitt, N.T., Flocks, J.G., Reynolds, B.J., and Hansen, M., 2012c, Archive of single-beam bathymetry data collected during USGS cruise 07CCT01 nearshore of Fort Massachusetts and within Camille Cut, West and East Ship Islands, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi, July 2007: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 722, 1 CD-ROM, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/722/.

Finlayson, D.P., Miller, I.M., and Warrick, J.A., 2011, Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter—Elwha River Delta, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1226, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1226/.

Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Flocks, J.G., and Wiese, D.S., 2011a, Archive of digital chirp sub-bottom profile data collected during USGS cruises 08CCT02 and 08CCT03, Mississippi Gulf Islands, July and September 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 569, 5 DVDs, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/569/.

Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Flocks, J.G., and Wiese, D.S., 2011b, Archive of digital Chirp subbottom profile data collected during USGS cruises 09CCT03 and 09CCT04, Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Islands, June and July 2009: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 590, 6 DVDs, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/590/.

Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Flocks, J.G., Wiese, D.S., DeWitt, N.T., Pfeiffer, W.R., Kelso, K.W., and Thompson, P.R., 2011c, Archive of digital Chirp subbottom profile data collected during USGS cruises 10CCT01, 10CCT02, and 10CCT03, Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Islands, March and April 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 611, 11 DVDs, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/611/.

Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Flocks, J.G., and Worley, C.R., 2011d, Archive of digital Chirp subbottom profile data collected during USGS cruise 08CCT01, Mississippi Gulf Islands, July 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 620, 5 DVDs, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/620/.

Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Kindinger, J.L., Miselis, J.L., Wiese, D.S., and Buster, N.A., 2012, Archive of digital chirp subbottom profile data collected during USGS cruise 10BIM04, offshore Cat Island, Mississippi, September 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 724, 2 DVDs, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/724/.

Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Miselis, J., and Kindinger, J. L., 2013, Archive of digital Chirp subbottom profile data collected during USGS cruise 11BIM01, offshore of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, June 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 772, 7 DVDs, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/772/.

Foxgrover, A.C., Higgins, S.A., Ingraca, M.K., Jaffe, B.E., and Smith, R.E., 2004, Deposition, erosion, and bathymetric change in south San Francisco Bay, 1858-1983 (vesion 1.0): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1192, 25 p., available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1192/.

Fregoso, T.A., Foxgrover, A.C., and Jaffe, B.E., 2008, Sediment deposition, erosion, and bathymetric change in central San Fransisco Bay, 1855-1979: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1312, 46 p., available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1312/.

Kindinger, J.L., Buster, N.A., Flocks, J.G., Bernier, J.C., and Kulp, M.A., 2013, Louisiana Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring (BICM) Program Summary Report: Data and Analyses 2006 through 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1083, 86 p., available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1083/.

Lavoie, Dawn, ed., 2009, Sand resources, regional geology, and coastal processes of the Chandeleur Islands coastal system—An evaluation of the Breton National Wildlife Refuge: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009–5252, 180 p., available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5252/

Lavoie, Dawn, Flocks, J.G., Kindinger, J.L., Sallenger, A.H., Jr., and Twichell, D.C., 2010, Effects of building a sand barrier berm to mitigate the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Louisiana marshes: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010–1108, 7 p., available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1108/

Morton, R.A. and Rogers, B.E., 2009, Geomorphology and depositional subenvironments of Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1250, 4 maps, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1250/.

Pendleton, E.A., Baldwin, W.E., Danforth, W.W., DeWitt, N.T., Forde, A.S., Foster, D.S., Kelso, K.W., Pfeiffer, W.R., Turecek, A.M., Flocks, J.G., and Twichell, D.C, 2011, Geophysical data from offshore of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, Cat Island to Western Horn Island, Mississippi: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010—1178, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1178/.

Pfeiffer, W.R., Flocks, J. G., DeWitt, N. T., Forde, A.S., Kelso, K., Thompson, P.R., and Wiese, D.S., 2011, Archive of side scan sonar and swath bathymetry data collected during USGS cruise 10CCT02 offshore of Petit Bois Island including Petite Bois Pass, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi, March 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 577, 1 DVD, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/577/.

Plant, N.G., and Guy, K.K., 2013, Change in the length of the northern section of the Chandeleur Islands oil berm, September 5, 2010, through September 3, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013—1074, 9 p., available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1074/.

Plant, N.G., and Guy, K.K., 2013, Change in the length of the middle section of the Chandeleur Islands oil berm, November 17, 2010, through September 6, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013—1075, 8 p., available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1075/.

Twichell, David, Pendleton, Elizabeth, Baldwin, Wayne, Foster, David, Flocks, James, Kelso, Kyle, DeWitt, Nancy, Pfeiffer, William, Forde, Arnell, Krick, Jason, and Baehr, John, 2011a, The shallow stratigraphy and sand resources offshore of the Mississippi Barrier Islands(ver. 1.1, March 2014): U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011—1173, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1173/. [Supersedes ver. 1.0 released August 4, 2011.]

Twichell, David, Pendleton, Elizabeth, Baldwin, Wayne, and Flocks, James, 2009, Subsurface control on sea-floor erosional processes offshore of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 29, no. 6, p. 349-358. [Also available at https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00367-009-0150-x.]


Addtional Resources

Related Works

Buster, N.A. and Morton, R.A., 2011, Historical bathymetry and bathymetric change in the Mississippi-Alabama coastal region, 1847—2009: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3154, 1 sheet, 13 p. pamphlet, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3154/

Flocks, J.G., Kelso, K.W., Twichell, D.C., Buster, N.A., and Baehr, J.N., 2011, Offshore sand-shoal development and evolution of Petit Bois Pass, Mississippi-Alabama barrier islands, Mississippi, USA in Wang, Ping, and others, eds., The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2011—Miami, Florida, USA, 2 May–6 May 2011: International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes, 7th, Miami, Fla., 2011, v. 3, p. 2170–2183. [Also available at https://dx.doi.org/10.1142/9789814355537_0163.]

Morton, R.A., 2007. Historical Changes in the Mississippi-Alabama barrier islands and the toles of extreme storms, sea level, and human activities: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1161, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1161/.

Morton, R.A., Miller, T.L., and Moore, L.J., 2004, National assessment of shoreline changes—Part 1, Historical shoreline changes and associated coastal land loss along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1043, 44 p., available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1043/.

Morton, R.A., 2008, Historical changes in the Mississippi-Alabama barrier-island chain and the roles of extreme storms, sea level, and human activities: Journal of Coastal Research, v. 24, no. 6, p. 1587-1600. [Also available at https://dx.doi.org/10.2112/07-0953.1.]

Smith, K.E.L, Nayegandhi, Amar, Wright, C.W., Bonisteel, J.M., and Brock, J.C., 2009, EAARL Coastal Topography – Northern Gulf of Mexico, 2007: Bare Earth:  U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 400, available at https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/400/.

Twichell, D.C., Flocks, J.G., Pendleton, E.A., Baldwin, W.E., 2013, Geologic controls on regional and local erosion rates of three northern Gulf of Mexico barrier island systems: Journal of Sedimentary Research, Special Issue, no. 63, p. 32-45 [Also available at https://dx.doi.org/10.2112/07-0953.1.]


Equipment

Coda Octopus Products, Ltd., 2010, Octopus F180 Attitude and Positioning System, accessed April 03, 2014 at http://www.codaoctopus.com/octopus-f180-series

Knudsen 320BP 24-210 kHz echosounder, accessed May 27, 2014 at http://www.knudsenengineering.com/

OmniSTAR HP Differential GNSS positioning technology, accessed April 03, 2014, at http://www.omnistar.com/SubscriptionServices/OmniSTARHP.aspx

Systems Engineering and Assessment Ltd (SEA), 2010, SWATHplus - Wide Swath Bathymetry and Sidescan, accessed April 03, 2014, at http://www.sea.co.uk/Products/Survey/SWATHplus/SWATHplus_Specifications.aspx.

Teledyne TSS Dynamic Motion Sensor DMS-05, accessed April 03, 2014, at http://www.teledyne-tss.com/pdf/T.TSS-ds.DMS.pdf

Valeport Ltd, 2011, MiniSVS Sound Velocity Sensor, version 2A, accessed April 03, 2014, at http://www.valeport.co.uk/Portals/0/Docs/Datasheets/Valeport_miniSVS_v2a.pdf


Software

CARIS, 2011, Geomatics Software Solutions, CARIS: HIPS and SIPS, Version 7.1 accessed April 03, 2014, at http://www.caris.com/products/hips-sips/

Chesapeake Technology, Inc., SonarWiz5, Version 5.06, accessed April 03, 2014, at http://chestech-support.com/ctisupport/versionHistory.asp?p=swiz5

Esri ArcGIS Geographic Information System software, Version 10.0.5, accessed April 03, 2014, http://www.Esri.com/

HYPACK®, Inc., 2012, HYPACK® Hydrographic Survey and Processing Software, HYPACK, Version 10, accessed April 03, 2014, at http://www.hypack.com/new/Sales/Products/HYPACK/tabid/56/Default.aspx

NOAA Vertical Datum Transformation Software, Version 3.2 (VDatum), accessed April 03, 2014, at http://vdatum.noaa.gov/welcome.html

Systems Engineering and Assessment Ltd (SEA), 2010, SWATHplus - Wide Swath Bathymetry and Sidescan, accessed April 03, 2014, at http://www.sea.co.uk/Products/Survey/SWATHplus/SWATHplus_Specifications.aspx

Waypoint Post-Processing Software GrafNav/GrafNet® version 8.10, NovAtel, Inc., accessed April 03, 2014, http://www.novatel.com/assets/Documents/Waypoint/Downloads/NavNet810_Manual.pdf

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