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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-313-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.21.MN00.E3R50.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kimberly Yates, David Zawada

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Joseph Fredericks

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: 2018-03-08

End Date: 2018-03-15

Equipment Used: Multibeam Bathymetry System

Information to be Derived: Bottom elevations

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bottom elevations

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

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Resurvey of Priority 1 Box. Also will use the bathymetric control plates installed on sed stations.


Crocker Reef, Florida Keys

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


photo of Sallenger


Fredericks, J.J., Farmer, A.S., Yates, K.K., Zawada, D.G., 2019, Multibeam bathymetry data collected in March 2018 at Crocker Reef, the Florida Keys: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

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,


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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