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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-302-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Climate Variability (GX.19.MN00.E8Z32.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Caitlin Reynolds

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Caitlin Reynolds

Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect and redeploy Sediment Trap.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

End Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

Start Date: 2017-01-31

End Date: 2017-02-03

Equipment Used: Rosette, Sediment Trap

Information to be Derived: Foraminifera Flux

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collect and Redeploy Sediment Trap, CTD cast, water collection, live foraminifera captured for DNA analysis

Staff: Christina Kellogg, Caitlin Reynolds, Julie Richey

Affiliate Staff:



Gulf of Mexico

North: 27.97499795 South: 25.63375911 West: -91.40625 East: -86.93359375


photo of Pelican


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.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Rosette --- Chemistry
Sediment Trap --- Geology

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