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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-332-FA

Other ID: 18CCT01

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Sea-level and Storm Impacts on Estuarine Environments and Shorelines - SSIEES (GX.18.MN00.F1M10.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kathryn Smith, Christopher Smith

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jonathan Pritchard (GBNERR)

Information Specialist(s): Joseph Terrano

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine marsh thickness and establish sites for erosion tiles

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

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: Grand Bay, MS

Start Date: 2018-06-04

End Date: 2018-06-08

Equipment Used: Other

Information to be Derived: elevation, peat thickness

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 24 cores, 18CCT01-GB500 through 18CCT01-GB523.

Staff: Joseph Terrano, Kathryn Smith, Christopher Smith

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: ops personnel unavailable


Grand Bay, Mississippi/Alabama

North: 30.4433042 South: 30.22354168 West: -88.5361775 East: -88.30680738


Mako (SP)



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