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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-351-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST (GX.22.MN00.E3R50.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kimberly Yates, David Zawada

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Joseph Fredericks, Billy Reynolds

Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sediment accumulation in area of survey

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

Start Port/Location: Tavernier, FL

End Port/Location: Tavernier, FL

Start Date: 2017-10-10

End Date: 2017-10-23

Equipment Used: Multibeam Bathymetry System

Information to be Derived: Bottom elevations

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Geophysical and geomorphologic data will be collected to help investigate sediment accumulation within the survey area.

Staff: Andrew Farmer, Joseph Fredericks, Billy Reynolds, Hunter Wilcox

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Data collection was not completed during the planned survey days due to weather and equipment issues:

Leg 1: 10/10/17-10/28/17
Leg 2: 12/05/17-12/08/17

Location:

Crocker Reef, Florida Keys

Boundaries
North: 24.96419488 South: 24.86150442 West: -80.61844826 East: -80.46838857

Platform(s):

photo of Sallenger
Sallenger

Publications

Fredericks, J.J., Reynolds, B.J., Farmer, A.S., Yates, K.K., Zawada, D.G., 2019, Multibeam bathymetry data collected in October and December 2017 at Crocker Reef, the Florida Keys: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9EASN2O.

Yates, K.K., Zawada, D.G., Fehr, Z.W., Arsenault, S.R., 2019, Seafloor elevation change from 2017 to 2018 at a subsection of Crocker Reef, Florida KeysâImpacts from Hurricane Irma : U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P94TY8CT.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multibeam Bathymetry System --- Multibeam
2017_2018_CrockerReef_ Map_Packages_5Resolutions.zip (ArcGIS map packages containing the habitat files and the binned and color coded stability point and surface (TIN) models for each model resolution)
2017_2018_CrockerReef_ Maps_Point_5Resolutions.zip (Stability point model maps for each model resolution based on elevation-change point locations)
2017_2018_CrockerReef_ Maps_TIN_5Resolutions.zip (Stability surface model maps for each model resolution based on TIN interpolation of elevation-change point locations)
2017_2018_CrockerReef_ Tables_5Resolutions.zip (Tables containing elevation-change information for the habitat types, extracted from the stability point and surface (TIN) models for each model resolution)
2018_SubsectionCrockerReef_Multibeam_Clip.zip (Multibeam DEM, clipped to study area, used to produce this dataset )
2017_SubsectionCrockerReef_Multibeam_Clip.zip (Multibeam DEM, clipped to study area, used to produce this dataset)
SubsectionCrockerReef_IntersectPoints.zip (Elevation change points, clipped to study area, used to produce this dataset)
SubsectionCrockerReef_Habitat_Clip.zip (Original habitat map, clipped to study area, used to produce this dataset )
SubsectionCrockerReef_Elevation_ and_Volume_Statistics.zip (Spreadsheets containing elevation and volume change statistics of the study area)
Crocker_2017_MBB_xyz.zip (Processed elevation point data (xyz) as derived from a 1-meter grid provided in WGS84 (.xyz))

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