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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-333-FA

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Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Advanced Remote Sensing Methods for Coastal Science and Management (GX.16.MN00.E3H80.00)

Principal Investigator(s): David Zawada

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Kyle Kelso, Billy Reynolds, Lance Thornton

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct ATRIS and jet ski benthic surveys to groundtruth lidar data.

Vehicle(s): Ford F-350 Dually White (GSA), Chevy Suburban Silver

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, Florida

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, Florida

Start Date: 2016-06-22

End Date: 2016-07-01

Equipment Used: Along Track Reef Imaging System (ATRIS) - Shallow, Single-beam Acoustic Sounder

Information to be Derived: ATRIS imagery and single beam bathy

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected Atris imaging and single beam bathymetric data data in transects on Molasses Reef, off the coast of Key Largo.

Staff: Andrew Farmer, Kyle Kelso, Billy Reynolds, Lance Thornton, David Zawada

Affiliate Staff:



Florida Keys off of Key Largo

North: 25.07559663 South: 25.01429402 West: -80.3578 East: -80.31788705


photo of Personal Water Craft (Blue WVR2 - Chum)
Personal Water Craft (Blue WVR2 - Chum)
photo of Personal Water Craft (White WVR1 - Shark)
Personal Water Craft (White WVR1 - Shark)
photo of Sallenger



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Along Track Reef Imaging System (ATRIS) - Shallow --- Surveys (biological)
Single-beam Acoustic Sounder --- Single Beam

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