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Data Series 850

Sediment Data Collected in 2012 from the Northern Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana

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, http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/pubs/of2008-1195/.

Blott, S.J.n and Pye, Kenneth, 2001, GRADISTAT: A grain size distribution and statistics package for the analysis of unconsolidated sediments: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 26, p. 1237-1248.

Carilli, J.E., Norris, R.D., Black, Bryan, Walsh, S.M. and McField, Melanie, 2010, Century-scale records of coral growth rates indicate that local stressors reduce coral thermal tolerance threshold: Global Change Biology, v. 16, no. 4, p. 1247-1257.

Carricart-Ganivet, J.P., and Barnes, D.J., 2007, Densitometry from digitized images of X-radiographs: Methodology for measurement of coral skeletal density: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, v. 344, p. 67-72.

Chalker, B.E., Barnes, D.J., and Isdale, Peter, 1985, Calibration of X-ray densitometry for the measurement of coral skeletal density: Coral Reefs, v. 4, p. 95-100.

DeWitt, N.T., Bernier, J.C., Pfeiffer, W.R., Miselis, J.L., Reynolds, B.J., Wiese, D.S. and Kelso, K.W., in press a, Coastal bathymetry and backscatter data collected in 2012 from the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 847.

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 b, Coastal bathymetry data collected in 2011 from the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 848.

Dreher, C.A., Flocks, J.G., Kulp, M.A., and Ferina, N.F., 2010, Archive of sediment data collected around the Chandeleur Islands and Breton Island in 2007 and 1987 (Vibracore surveys: 07SCC04, 07SCC05, and 87039): U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 542, 1 DVD, https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/542/.

Folk, R.L., and Ward, W.C., 1957, Brazos River bar: A study in the significance of grain size parameters: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 27, no. 1, p. 3-26.

Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Flocks, J.G., and Wiese, D.S., 2010, Archive of digital Chirp sub-bottom profile data collected during USGS Cruise 07SCC01 offshore of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, June 2007: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 553, 3 DVDs, https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/553/.

Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Miselis, J.L., Flocks, J.G., and Wiese, D.S., 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, https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/772.

Forde, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Miselis, J.L., Flocks, J.G., and Wiese, D.S., in press, Archive of digital chirp subbottom profile data collected during USGS cruise 12BIM03 offshore of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, July 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series.

Guy, K.K., Doran, K.J., Stockdon, H.F., and Plant, N.G., in press a, Topographic lidar survey of the Alabama, Mississippi, and southeast Louisiana barrier islands, September 5 to October 11, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 839.

Guy, K.K., and Plant, N.G., in press, Topographic Lidar of Dauphin Island, Alabama, and Chandeleur, Stake, Grand Gosier and Breton Islands, Louisiana, July 12-14, 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 838.

Guy, K.K., Plant, N.G., and Bonisteel-Cormier, J.M., in press b, Topographic lidar survey of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, February 6, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 840.

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., https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1083/.

Guy, K.K., Stockdon, H.F., Plant, N.G., Doran, K.S., and Morgan, K.L.M., 2013, Hurricane Isaac—Observations and Analysis of Coastal Change: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1270, 21 p., https://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131270.

Kulp, Mark, Miner, Michael, Weathers, Dalton, Motti, J.P., McCarty, Phil, Brown, Michael, Labold, John, Boudreaux, Andrew, Flocks, J.G., and Taylor, Carl, 2011a, Backbarrier through offshore samples of the Chenier Plain, South Central Barrier Island Systems and Chandeleur Islands—Characterization of Louisiana coastal zone sediment samples in Louisiana Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring Program (BICM) volume 6, part A: New Orleans, La., University of New Orleans, Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences, v. 6, pt. A, 11p., available at ftp://ftp.dnr.state.la.us/BICM/Vol6--Sediments/Report/Volume%206_Part%20A_sediment_samples_2011.pdf

 Kulp, Mark, Miner, Michael, Weathers, Dalton, Motti, J.P., McCarty, Phil, Brown, Michael, Labold, John, Boudreaux, Andrew, Flocks, J.G., and Taylor, Carl, 2011b, Backbarrier through offshore samples of the Chenier Plain, South Central Barrier Island Systems and Chandeleur Islands—Characterization of Louisiana coastal zone sediment samples in Louisiana Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring Program (BICM) volume 6, part B: New Orleans, La., University of New Orleans, Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences, v. 6, pt. B, 39p., available at ftp://ftp.dnr.state.la.us/BICM/Vol6--Sediments/Report/Volume%206_Part%20B_sediment_maps_2011.pdf

Krumbein, W.C., 1934, Size frequency distributions of sediments: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 4, no. 2, p. 65-77.

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., 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., https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1108/.

Marot, M.E., Adams, C.S., Richwine, K.A, Smith, C.G., Osterman, L.E., and Bernier, J.C., in press, Temporal changes in lithology and select radiochemistry from the back-barrier environments along the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: March 2012-July 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1079.

Morgan, K.L.M., Krohn, M.D., Doran, Kara, and Guy, Kristy, 2013, Baseline coastal oblique aerial photographs collected from Pensacola, Florida to Breton Islands, Louisiana, February 07, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 799, https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/0799/.

Nayegandhi, Amar, Bonisteel-Cormier, J.M., Brock, J.C., Sallenger, A.H., Wright, C.W., Nagle, D.B., Vivekanandan, Saisudha, Yates, Xan, and Klipp, E.S., 2010, EAARL coastal topography-Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, 2010: bare earth: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 511, DVD, https://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/511/.

Plant, N.G., and Guy, K.K., 2013a, 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., https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1074/.

Plant, N.G., and Guy, K.K., 2013b, 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., https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1075/.

Plant, N.G., and Guy, K.K., 2014, Change in the length of the southern section of the Chandeleur Islands oil berm, January 13, 2011, through September 3, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1303, https://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131303.

Rogers, B.E., Kulp, M.A., and Miner, M.D., 2009, Late Holocene chronology, origin, and evolution of the St. Bernard Shoals, Northern Gulf of Mexico, USA: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 29, no. 6, p. 379-394.

Sallenger, A., Wright, W., Lillycrop, J., Howd, P., Stockdon, H., Guy, K., and Morgan, K., 2007, Extreme Changes to Barrier Islands Along the Central Gulf of Mexico Coast During Hurricane Katrina, in Farris, G.S., Smith, G.J., Crane, M.P., Demas, C.R., Robbins, L.L., and Lavoie, D.L., eds., 2007, Science and the storms—the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1306, p. 113-118, https://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1306/.

Twichell, David, Pendelton, Elizabeth, Baldwin, Wayne, and Flocks, James, 2009, Subsurface control on seafloor erosional processes offshore of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 29, p. 349-358.

Wentworth, C.K., 1922, A scale of grade and class terms for clastic sediments: Journal of Geology, v. 30, p. 377-392.

Additional Resources

Equipment

AMS sand/loose sediment soil probe, http://www.ams-samplers.com/

Coulter LS 200 particle-size analyzer, https://www.beckmancoulter.com/

Diagnostic Imaging Systems, Inc., Ultra 12040HF x-ray unit, http://www.vetxray.com/

Garmin GPSMAP® 76S and 78SC handheld Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver, http://www.garmin.com/

iCRco, Inc., iCR3600+ scanner, http://icrco.com/

Nikon COOLPIX P5000 digital camera, http://nikon.com/

Software

Adobe Photoshop CS5, http://www.adobe.com/

ESRI ArcGIS version 10.1, http://www.esri.com/

GRADISTAT version 8.0, http://www.kpal.co.uk/gradistat.html

ImageJ version 1.48c, http://rsb.info.nih.gov/ij/

Microsoft Excel 2010, http://office.microsoft.com/

The Panorama Factory version 5.3, http://www.panoramafactory.com/

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