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Summary Information for Field Activity 2011-041-FA

Area of Operations: Barnegat Bay, Toms River, Barnegat Inlet,New Jersey, United States, North America

Dates: October 30, 2011 to November 08, 2011

Chief scientist: Brian Andrews
Bill Danforth

   Jen Miselis, St. Petersburg

Objectives: Map the shallow geologic framework of Barnegat Bay, NJ

Type of Activity: Sampling;Seismic profiling;Sea floor mapping;Barnegat Bay, New Jersey

Information to be derived: Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;Morphology;

Summary: Collected 300 linear kilometers of Bathymetry, sidescan, and seismics in Barnegat Bay, NJ in depths 1.5-4.0 m of water during 7 days of daylight survey operations. Survey lines were 50-m apart to collect 100% coverage with Klein and ~50% coverage with SwathPlus 468 kHz. Seismics were collected along all lines.

Contact: Brian Andrews (

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Publications resulting from these data

Defne, Z., Ganju, N,, Quantifying the residence time and flushing characteristics of a shallow, back-barrier estuary: application of hydrodynamic and particle tracking models: Estuaries and Coasts

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