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Delta-X: Bed and Suspended Sediment Grain Size, MRD, LA, USA, 2021, Version 2

Overview

DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/2135
Version2
Project
Published2023-02-23
Updated2023-02-23
Usage85 downloads

Description

This dataset provides sediment concentration and grain size distribution measurements from suspended and bed sediment samples collected in the Atchafalaya and Terrebonne River Basins as part of the Delta-X Spring campaign between March 24 to April 2, 2021 and Delta-X Fall campaign between August 17-25, 2021. During the field campaign, samples were collected in the main distributary channels and the interior of Mike Island in the Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana and at site CRMS0421 inside the Terrebonne River Basin. Sediment samples were collected from a boat using a Van Dorn sampler (for suspended sediment samples) or a Ponar bed sampler (for bed samples). Suspended sediment samples were collected from a boat drifting at approximately the same velocity as the water flow. One sample was collected per drift. Bed samples were collected in a similar fashion. Data includes measurements of sediment grain size, total sediment concentration, as well as water temperature, velocity, salinity, and depth. This Version 2 includes the initial release of Fall 2021 data and an update to the Version 1 (Spring 2021) data file in which an error in the data was resolved.

Science Keywords

  • TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE
  • WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY
  • SOLIDS
  • SEDIMENTS
  • TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE
  • SURFACE WATER
  • SURFACE WATER PROCESSES/MEASUREMENTS
  • TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE
  • SURFACE WATER
  • SURFACE WATER FEATURES
  • WATER CHANNELS
  • TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE
  • SURFACE WATER
  • SURFACE WATER PROCESSES/MEASUREMENTS
  • WATER DEPTH
  • TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE
  • SURFACE WATER
  • SURFACE WATER PROCESSES/MEASUREMENTS
  • DISCHARGE/FLOW
  • TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE
  • WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY
  • WATER CHARACTERISTICS
  • WATER TEMPERATURE
  • LAND SURFACE
  • GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES
  • FLUVIAL PROCESSES
  • SEDIMENT TRANSPORT
  • BIOSPHERE
  • ECOSYSTEMS
  • FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS
  • RIVERS/STREAM

Data Use and Citation

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Nghiem, J., G. Salter, and M.P. Lamb. 2023. Delta-X: Bed and Suspended Sediment Grain Size, MRD, LA, USA, 2021, Version 2. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/2135

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  • DeltaX_Sediment_Grain_Size_V2.pdf

Additional Resources

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WorkshopDelta-X Open Data Workshop
TutorialDelta-X Applications Workshop

Version History

VersionDataset TitlePublished
1Delta-X: Bed and Suspended Sediment Grain Size, Wax Lake Delta, LA, USA, 20212022-09-23
2Delta-X: Bed and Suspended Sediment Grain Size, MRD, LA, USA, 2021, Version 22023-02-23