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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-317-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): St. Petersburg Science Center Marine Operations (GX.20.MN00.0AZMO.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Reich

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): James Flocks, Kyle Kelso, Keith Ludwig

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: We will be testing the capabilities of the new Florida State Universities research vessel (R/V Apalachee) with our Rossfelder P3 vibracoring rig. If the testing goes well, we hope to create a relationship with FSU for future coring operations.

Vehicle(s): Chevy Suburban - Silver

Start Port/Location: St. Teresa, FL

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2017-04-11

End Date: 2017-04-13

Equipment Used: Vibracorer

Information to be Derived: Determining whether the FSU R/V Apalachee is a suitable vessel for future coring operations.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Determining whether the FSU R?V Apalachee is suitable for the collection of vibracores in proposed upcoming fieldwork activities.

Staff: James Flocks, Kyle Kelso, Keith Ludwig

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Trip was successful, with some concerns.


St. Teresa, Fl, Alligator Harbour

North: 29.95017506 South: 29.84300091 West: -84.62219238 East: -84.34082031




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Vibracorer --- Geology

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