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Summary Information for Field Activity 1986-016-FA

Area of Operations: offshore Isles Dernieres, Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 14, 1986 to August 16, 1986

Chief scientist: Ron Circe

Objectives: To take bathymetric profiles, distance measurements and samples along profile lines at the barrier island study site on central Isles Dernieres.

Type of Activity: Bathymetric profiling, distance measurements, and samples;Bathymetric profiling, distance measurements, and samples

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Bathymetric maps;

Summary: Bathymetric profiling offshore to a distance of approx. 12 nm; precision distance measurements offshore to a distance of 1.8 km.

Contact: Ron Circe ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-2-86-LA. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Circe, R.C., and Holland, K.T.,1987, Surficial sediment texture along a beach and nearshore profile of Isles Dernieres, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-267, 9 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at

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