Other ID: none
Organization(s): Dry Tortugas National Park
Funding Program(s): Holocene Reef Geology (GX.20.MN00.E3R90.00)
Principal Investigator(s): Lauren Toth, Anastasios Stathakopoulos
Information Specialist(s): Anastasios Stathakopoulos
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine the geographic extent of elkhorn coral populations in the past. Sample subfossil elkhorn corals for radiometric dating.
Vehicle(s): White Dodge Pickup - White
Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL
End Port/Location: Dry Tortugas National Park, FL
Start Date: 2018-06-17
End Date: 2018-06-23
Equipment Used: Other, Camera, Digital, Hand Held, Digital Video, GPS
Information to be Derived: Hand samples from sub-fossil Acropora palmata (elkhorn coral), GPS coordinates of locations with subfossil A. palmata.
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Performed diver surveys to locate sub-fossil A. palmata reefs. GPS locations of identified sites were noted and 10 coral rock samples were taken using a hammer and chisel.
Staff: Lauren Toth, Anastasios Stathakopoulos
Dry Tortugas National Park
|North: 24.70100563||South: 24.53987238||West: -83.02822628||East: -82.7138681|
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Camera, Digital, Hand Held||---||Photo|
|GPS||Used a handheld GPS unit and the GPS unit aboard the NPS vessel to mark coordinates of sites/samples||Navigation|