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Geophysical Data from Offshore of the Chandeleur Islands, Eastern Mississippi Delta

Open-File Report 2008-1195

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Abstract

This report contains the geophysical and geospatial data that were collected during two cruises on the R/V Acadiana along the eastern, offshore side of the Chandeleur Islands in 2006 and 2007. Data were acquired with the following equipment: a Systems Engineering and Assessment, Ltd., SwathPlus interferometric sonar; a Klein 3000 dual-frequency sidescan sonar; and an EdgeTech 512i chirp sub-bottom profiling system. The long-term goal of this mapping effort is to produce high-quality, high-resolution geologic maps and geophysical interpretations that can be utilized to investigate the impact of Hurricane Katrina, identify sand resources within the region, and make predictions regarding the future evolution of this coastal system.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Geophysical Data from Offshore of the Chandeleur Islands, Eastern Mississippi Delta
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2008-1195
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2009
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Woods Hole Science Center
Description:
Available online and on DVD-ROM
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y