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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-326-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Holocene Reef Geology (GX.21.MN00.E3R90.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Lauren Toth

Affiliate Investigator(s): Anton Olenik (Florida Atlantic University)

Information Specialist(s): Lauren Toth

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct reef surveys and sample sub-fossil corals to determine the timing of Historic reef mortality on the coral reefs on the NE side of Andros Island, Bahamas

Vehicle(s): Chevy HHR - Blue

Start Port/Location: Miami FL

End Port/Location: Miami FL (via Andros Island)

Start Date: 2018-05-09

End Date: 2018-05-17

Equipment Used: Other

Information to be Derived: Reef condition (health) and coral samples for radiometric dating

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: We collected samples from subfossil corals and peat deposits for radiocarbon dating. Some imagery was also collected by researchers at FAU. All data is owned by FAU, who funded the research cruise.

Staff: Lauren Toth

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: All data collected on this trip will belong to Florida Atlantic University as the trip is being funded by a FAU project


Andros, Bahamas

North: 25.2186537 South: 24.58720395 West: -78.0396844 East: -77.53427843




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