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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-335-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Climate Variability (GX.19.MN00.E8Z32.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Julie Richey

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Caitlin Reynolds

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect and redeploy Sediment Trap.

Vehicle(s): Unknown, White Dodge Pickup - White

Start Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

End Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

Start Date: 2018-07-08

End Date: 2018-07-11

Equipment Used: Rosette, Sediment Trap, Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) Logger/Probe

Information to be Derived: Foraminifera Flux

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment trap material from the 21-cup trap and the 13-cup trap. McLane Water Pumping filters, CTD casts. Work completed at the Sediment Trap location as well as the dead zone to collect water samples.

Staff: Julie Richey, Caitlin Reynolds

Affiliate Staff:



Gulf of Mexico

North: 27.97499795 South: 25.63375911 West: -91.40625 East: -86.93359375


photo of Pelican



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Rosette --- Chemistry
Sediment Trap --- Geology
Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) Logger/Probe --- CTD

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