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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-307-FA

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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

Start Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

End Port/Location: Cocodrie, LA

Start Date: 2019-02-26

End Date: 2019-02-28

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

Information to be Derived: Foraminifera Flux

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment trap recovered and redeployed. CTD cast was also taken with various water samples.

Staff: Caitlin Reynolds, Julie Richey

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-335-FA


Gulf of Mexico

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


photo of Pelican


Reynolds, C.E., Richey, J.N., Fehrenbacher, J.S., Davis, C.V., and Spero, H.J., 2022, Globorotalia truncatulinoides trace element geochemistry (barium, magnesium, strontium, manganese, and calcium) from the Gulf of Mexico sediment trap: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Richey, J.N., Fehrenbacher, J.S., Reynolds, C.E., Davis, C.V., Spero, H.J., 2022, Barium enrichment in the non-spinose planktic foraminifer, Globorotalia truncatulinoides: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 333, pp. 184–199, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2022.07.006.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Rosette --- Chemistry
No data was collected
Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) Logger/Probe --- CTD
Sediment Trap --- Geology

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