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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-373-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.20.MN00.E3R50.00)

Principal Investigator(s): David Zawada, Kimberly Yates

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Billy Reynolds, Joseph Fredericks

Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sediment accumulation in area of survey

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

Start Port/Location: Ramrod Key, FL

End Port/Location: Ramrod Key, FL

Start Date: 2018-02-04

End Date: 2018-02-14

Equipment Used: Multibeam Bathymetry System

Information to be Derived: Bottom elevations

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Multibeam Bathymetry

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

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Survey split into 3 legs due to weather.

Leg 1: 12/12/17-12/17/17
Leg 2: 2/4/18-2/10/18
Leg 3: 3/9/18-3/11/18


Looe Key Reef, Florida Keys

North: 24.59083661 South: 24.53172595 West: -81.46027565 East: -81.3610321


photo of Sallenger



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Multibeam Bathymetry System --- Multibeam ( Processed elevation point data (xyz) as derived from a 1-meter grid provided in WGS84 (.xyz))

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