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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-301-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal Hazards (GX.20.MN00.E3R60.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kimberly Yates, Legna Torres-Garcia

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Legna Torres-Garcia

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Retrieval of instrumentation to analyze sediments, currents and waves. Acquire sediment grab samples.

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

Start Port/Location: St Petersburg, Florida

End Port/Location: St Petersburg, Florida

Start Date: 2019-04-08

End Date: 2019-04-19

Equipment Used: Grab Sampler, Pressure Logger, Other

Information to be Derived: Grain Size, currents, waves, sediment transport, pressure, temperature.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Retrieved previously deployed sensors/data loggers and also collected grab samples.

Staff: Hunter Wilcox, Legna Torres-Garcia, Billy Reynolds, Mitchell Lemon

Affiliate Staff:



Islamorada, Florida Keys. Crocker Reef

North: 24.94316022 South: 24.88066844 West: -80.64923711 East: -80.50928689


photo of Halimeda



Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Demo logbook (document not focused on specific equipment) Demo: The zip file contains several logbooks. One is an Excel spreadsheet that has logged information for all the systems on the cruise.
2019-301-FA field notes Pressure Logger PI field notebook used during the survey.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab SamplerSediment samples were collected at 10 locations in the study site for grain size analysis.Geology
Pressure LoggerPressure sensors were retrieved from the study area for data analysis.Mooring (physical oceanography)
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