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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-305-FA

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Other ID: 17TST01, 17TST02, 17TST03, 17TST04, 17TST05

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): St. Petersburg Science Center Marine Operations (GX.24.MN00.0AZMO.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Reich

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Nancy DeWitt

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Profiles, Seismics: Bubble Gun, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Equipment testing

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2017-02-01

End Date: 2017-02-28

Equipment Used: Bubble Pulser, GPS Pole, F190 DGPS/IMU, Other, Chirp 512i, Bubble Pulser Hydrophone Streamer Cable , Generic - Echosounder, SeaBat T20 (WH), Sidescan Sonar

Information to be Derived: Equipment testing prior to summer field work.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: All data have been uploaded to the SFM-Working server.

Staff: Nancy DeWitt, Andrew Farmer, Joseph Fredericks, Kyle Kelso, Billy Reynolds

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Each vessel will collect specific data types and be assigned a sub-FAN, as follows:

17TST01- R/V Sallenger
17TST02- Twin Vee
17TST03- PWC1
17TST04- PWC2
17TST05- Navigation poles and wheels


St. Petersburg, Florida

North: 27.86138748 South: 27.69276578 West: -82.74627686 East: -82.45098877


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
photo of Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)
Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)


DeWitt, N.T., Fredericks, J.J., Stalk, C.S., Reynolds, B.J., Kelso, K.W., Thompson, D.M. and others, Nearshore Multibeam and Single-beam Bathymetry Data: Madeira Beach, Florida, February 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bubble Pulser --- Bubble Gun
GPS Pole --- Navigation
F190 DGPS/IMU --- Navigation
Madeira_Beach_2017_SBES_tracklines (Single-beam trackline shapefile in WGS84)
Other --- --- ---
Chirp 512i --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Bubble Pulser Hydrophone Streamer Cable --- Bubble Gun
Generic - Echosounder --- Single Beam
Madeira_Beach_2017_SBES_xyz (Processed elevation point data (xyz) provided in both WGS84 (ITRF08) ellipsoid and NAD83 NAVD88 GEOID12B )
Madeira_Beach_2017_SBES_20m_DEM (Single-beam bathymetry DEM, 20-m cell size, in WGS84 (ITRF08))
SeaBat T20 (WH) --- Multibeam
Madeira_Beach_2017_MBES_1m_xyz (Processed elevation point data (xyz) as derived from a 1-meter grid provided in both WGS84 (ITRF08) ellipsoid and NAD83 NAVD88 GEOID12B )
Sidescan Sonar --- Sidescan

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