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Field Activity Details for field activity 11CEV01

Other ID: Sediment Trap

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Poore

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): T Hickey, Jessica Spear

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover sediment-trap samples for paleoclimate studies.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

End Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

Start Date: 2011-01-20

End Date: 2011-01-21

Equipment Used: Rosette, Sediment Trap, Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) Logger/Probe, GPS

Information to be Derived: Planktic foraminiferal flux and assemblage composition.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: T Hickey, Caitlin Reynolds, Jessica Spear

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Gulf of Mexico

Boundaries
North: 32.66815435 South: 20.9452277 West: -100.150155 East: -76.16577983

Platform(s):

photo of Pelican
Pelican

Publications

Jonkers, L., Reynolds, C.E., Richey, J.N., Hall, I.R., 2015, Lunar periodicity in the shell flux of planktonic foraminifera in the Gulf of Mexico: Biogeosciences, v. 12, pp. 3061–3070, doi: 10.5194/bg-12-3061-2015.

Reynolds, C.E., Poore, R.Z., 2013, Seasonal flux and assemblage composition of planktic foraminifera from the northern Gulf of Mexico, 2008-11: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1158, 11 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131158.

Reynolds, C.E., Richey, J.N.,, Fehrenbacher, J.S., Rosenheim, B.E., Spero, H.J., 2018, Globorotalia truncatulinoides sediment trap data in the Gulf of Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F72806W4.

Reynolds, C.E., Richey, J.N., Poore, R.Z., 2013, Seasonal flux and assemblage composition of planktic foraminifera from the northern Gulf of Mexico, 2008-12: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1243, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20131243.

Richey, J.N., Reynolds, C.E., Tappa, E., Thunell, R., 2014, Weekly resolution particulate flux from a sediment trap in the northern Gulf of Mexico, 2008-2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1035, 14 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141035.

Richey, J.N., Thirumalai, K., Khider, D., Reynolds, C.E., Partin, J.W., Quinn, T.M., 2019, Considerations for Globigerinoides ruber (White and Pink) Paleoceanography: Comprehensive Insights From a LongâRunning Sediment Trap: Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, v. 34 no. 3, pp. 353–373, doi: 10.1029/2018PA003417.

Richey, J.N., Thirumalai, T., Khider, D., Reynolds, C.E., Partin, J., Quinn, T.M., 2019, Globigerinoides ruber sediment trap data in the Gulf of Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9KK7UD6.

Robbins, L.L., Knorr, P.O., Daly, K.L., Taylor, C.A., 2014, USGS field activities 11CEV01 and 11CEV02 on the West Florida Shelf, Gulf of Mexico, in January and February 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 711, https://doi.org/10.3133/ds711.

Thirumalai, K., Richey, J.N., Quinn, T.M., Poore, R.Z., 2014, Globigerinoides ruber morphotypes in the Gulf of Mexico: A test of null hypothesis: Scientific Reports, v. 4, doi: 10.1038/srep06018.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
11CEV01-NL-pd-1 (Survey navigation)
Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) Logger/Probe --- CTD
11CEV01-SA-pd-6 (Salinity depth profiles of World Ocean Atlas 2009 climatology and CTD casts for sediment trap collected in situ)
11CEV01-EN-pd-1 (Sonde measurements)
11CEV01-SA-pd-5 (Temperature depth profiles of World Ocean Atlas 2009 climatology and CTD casts for sediment trap collected in situ)
Rosette --- Chemistry
11CEV01-EN-pd-2 (Surface discrete samples)
Sediment Trap --- Geology
11CEV01-SA-pd-4 ( Average daily fluxes of total mass, Organic Carbon (orgC), Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3))
11CEV01-SA-pd-1 (Planktic foraminiferal flux and percent contribution table)
11CEV01-SA-pd-2 (Figure showing average daily flux of 7-14 day-long sampling intervals of planktic foraminifers and 10 most abundant species/groups)
11CEV01-SA-pd-3 (Figure showing weekly percent abundance of 10 most common species/ groups of planktic foraminifers)

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