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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-305-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

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Mitchell Lemon, Christopher Moore

Data Type(s): Geochemical: Surveys (geochemical), Sampling: Chemistry

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Take validation samples at OCS V2 site.


Start Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2018-01-17

End Date: 2018-01-19

Equipment Used: Water Sampler, Ocean Carbon System (OCS)

Information to be Derived: Water samples are going to be collected and analyzed back at the lab.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: TA, pH & TCO2

Staff: Mitchell Lemon, Christopher Moore

Affiliate Staff:



Tampa Bay, FL

North: 27.78806141 South: 27.64458047 West: -82.68585205 East: -82.45117188


photo of Halimeda


Yates, K.K., Moore, C.S., and Lemon, M.K., 2018, Time series of autonomous carbonate system parameter measurements in Middle Tampa Bay, Florida, USA: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Water Samplerperistaltic pumpChemistry
Ocean Carbon System (OCS) --- Experiments (geochemical)
Surveys (geochemical)
Middle-Tampa-Bay-OCSv2-12152017-to-02282018.csv (Contains measured parameters from an autonomous ocean carbon system)

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