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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-307-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Holocene Reef Geology (GX.19.MN00.E3R90.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Lauren Toth

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Lauren Toth

Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Surveys

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To conduct carbonate budget surveys and measure the density of eroded coral colonies on Hen and Chickens Reef

Vehicle(s): Ford F-350 Dually - Silver (GSA)

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: Tavernier, FL

Start Date: 2017-05-01

End Date: 2017-05-05

Equipment Used: Other

Information to be Derived: Rates of carbonate production, reef rugosity, and coral-colony density

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected ecological survey data from Hen and Chickens and Crocker reef that will be used to construct carbonate budgets.

Staff: Hunter Wilcox

Affiliate Staff:



Hen and Chickens Reef, Florida Keys

North: 24.97497133 South: 24.90928035 West: -80.6180191 East: -80.4771888


Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)



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