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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-060-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Pending

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Estuarine Processes, Hazards, and Ecosystems (LQ00G3S)

Principal Investigator(s): John Pohlman

Affiliate Investigator(s): David Brankovits

Information Specialist(s): John Pohlman

Data Type(s): Visual Identification: Species ID, Sampling: Biology, Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: Methane, Environmental Data: Fluorescence, Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Environmental Data: Conductivity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect samples for 14-carbon analysis of dissolved gases, organic matter and inorganic material. Collect water samples for microbiological imaging. Install DO loggers to collect baseline information of oxygen demand in groundwater

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Tulum/Playa Del Carmen Mexico

End Port/Location: Tulum/Playa Del Carmen Mexico

Start Date: 2018-12-05

End Date: 2018-12-18

Equipment Used: Visual Mammal ID, Sample containers, Gas sampler, EXO2 Multi-parameter Sonde

Information to be Derived: Geochemical and biological data of anchialine caves

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: John Pohlman

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Tulum/Playa Del Carmen Mexico

Boundaries
North: 20.28293751 South: 20.10841783 West: -87.5693 East: -87.416558

Platform(s):

photo of on foot
on foot

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Visual Mammal ID --- Species ID
Sample containers --- Biology
Geology
Gas sampler --- Dissolved Oxygen
Gas Hydrates
Methane
EXO2 Multi-parameter Sonde --- Chlorophyll
Conductivity
Depth
Dissolved Oxygen
Fluorescence
Nitrate
ORP
pH
Temperature
Turbidity

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