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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-350-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Sea-level and Storm Impacts on Estuarine Environments and Shorelines - SSIEES (GX.18.MN00.F1M10.00), Sea Level and Subsidence (GX.21.MN00.EQ540.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Nicole Khan

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ryan Moyer

Information Specialist(s): Anastasios Stathakopoulos

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Transects, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To assess impacts of Hurricane Irma to existing marsh/mangrove field sites

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2017-10-06

End Date: 2017-10-06

Equipment Used: Digital Camera, Other, Peat Corer, Other

Information to be Derived: Exploratory fieldwork to visually assess impacts to sites and measure elevation change along existing transects; if warranted, sediment samples will be collected for microfossil, grainsize and radiochemical analysis.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Assessed hurricane Irma impacts via presence/absence of imported sediment on substrate. Measurement of imported wrack to support surge height measurements.

Staff: Jessica Jacobs

Affiliate Staff:



Charlotte Harbor, FL

North: 27.11193024 South: 26.73058651 West: -82.32879639 East: -81.82039795




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital Camera --- Photo
Other --- --- ---
Peat Corer --- Biology
Other --- --- ---

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