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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-316-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Sea Level and Subsidence (GX.20.MN00.EQ540.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Stanley Locker, Lauren Toth

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Arnell Forde, Joseph Fredericks

Data Type(s): Seismics: Bubble Gun, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To gather geologic structure information related to rock-coral sampling sites in the Miami ship channel. Acquire subbottom profiles crossing the inner shelf at the Miami ship channel. Also collect multibeam imagery.

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

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL/Matheson Hammock County Park

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2017-05-15

End Date: 2017-05-19

Equipment Used: Valeport SWiFT SVP, Multibeam Bathymetry System, Bubble Pulser Hydrophone Streamer Cable , Bubble Pulser

Information to be Derived: Margin and reef structure. High resolution bathymetry.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Acquired swath bathymetry and subbottom imagery.

Staff: Joseph Fredericks, Stanley Locker, Hunter Wilcox

Affiliate Staff:



Miami, FL

North: 25.79517731 South: 25.73307488 West: -80.15350342 East: -80.03786621


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Valeport SWiFT SVP --- Sound Velocity
Multibeam Bathymetry System --- Multibeam
Bubble Pulser Hydrophone Streamer Cable --- Bubble Gun
Bubble Pulser --- Bubble Gun

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