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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-315-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST (GX.22.MN00.E3R50.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kimberly Yates

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Kimberly Yates

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CO2, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Environmental Data: Light, Environmental Data: pH, Geochemical: Surveys (geochemical), Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect water chemistry data, microbiological data and physical oceanography parameters.


Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2014-07-06

End Date: 2014-07-19

Equipment Used: Ocean Carbon System (OCS), Garmin GPS, Other

Information to be Derived: Cond, Temp, DO, Sal, pH, pCO2, microbe counts, reef metagenomes.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Water Samples

Staff: Christina Kellogg, Molly McLaughlin, Christopher Moore, Nathan Smiley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Molly Mclaughlin going for Dave Zawada


Crocker Reef, Islamorada, FL, USA, Atlantic Ocean, Northern Hemisphere, Earth, Solar System, Milky Way, Intergalactic Space

North: 24.95742508 South: 24.87500744 West: -80.6726 East: -80.57385593




Kellogg, C.A., Yates, K.K., Lawler, S.N., Moore C.S., Smiley, N.A., 2015, Microbial and environmental dataset from Crocker Reef, Florida Keys, 2014-2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Kellogg, C.A., Yates, K.K., Lawler, S.N., Moore, C.S., Smiley, N.A., 2015, Seasonal microbial and environmental parameters at Crocker Reef, Florida Keys, 2014-2015: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1203, 17 p.,

Yates, K.K., Moore, C.S., Smiley, N.A., 2019, Time series of autonomous carbonate system parameter measurements from Crocker Reef, Florida, USA: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Zawada, D.G., Yates, K.K., Moore, C.S., McLaughlin, M.R., Resnick, J.P., 2016, Distribution of sediments at Crocker Reef, Florida, 2013-2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Carbon System (OCS) --- Experiments (geochemical)
Surveys (geochemical)
Crocker-Reef-OCSv1-07192013-to-10272014.csv (Contains measured parameters from an autonomous ocean carbon system)
Garmin GPS --- Navigation
Other --- --- ---

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