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Summary Information for Field Activity 2013-030-FA

Area of Operations: Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, United States, North America

Dates: September 09, 2013 to September 19, 2013

Chief scientist: Brian Andrews

   Jennifer Miselis (PI) USGS St. Petersburg

Objectives: Complete marine geophysical survey of Barnegat Bay and Little Egg Harbor, NJ

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

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis;Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;

Summary: Conducted 6 days of geophysical mapping during 12 hour days on R/V Rafael working from Tuckerton, NJ. 1 day of SEABOSS samples/video/photos, Collected approximately 280 kms of bathymetry, backscatter, and seismics. Occupied 15 SEABOSS stations and collected sediment samples, bottom video and photography at each station

Contact: Brian Andrews (

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