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Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-043-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Marinna Martini

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Current, Environmental Data: Turbidity, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover, re-deploy and re-recover Mooring #814.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2006-02-28

End Date: 2006-03-02

Equipment Used: DGPS, Mooring tripod, ADCP, Optical Backscatter

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 2/28: Recovered mooring #814 from Tampa Bay with backscatter data. 3/1: Deployed mooring #814 at Eckerd College dock. 3/2: Recovered mooring #814 from Eckerd College dock with backscatter data.

Staff: Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Victor Levesque
WRD-Tampa; Jordan Sanford
USGS-St. Pete

Notes: Report submitted 02/03/2009 by A. Orton for Marinna Martini.


Tampa Bay, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 27.87 South: 27.67 West: -82.7 East: -82.6


photo of Small Boat
Small Boat



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ADCP --- Current
Optical Backscatter --- Turbidity
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
DGPS --- Navigation

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