Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST (GX.22.MN00.E3R50.00)
Principal Investigator(s): Ilsa Kuffner
Information Specialist(s): Lucy Bartlett, Ilsa Kuffner, Anastasios Stathakopoulos
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments (biological), Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure coral and algal calcification rates.
Vehicle(s): Ford F-350 Dually White (GSA)
Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL
End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Start Date: 2019-05-02
End Date: 2019-05-10
Equipment Used: Balance, HOBO Water Temperature Pro V2 Data Logger, Sea-Bird Wave and Tide Logger (SBE 26plus), Other, Digital Camera, GPS
Information to be Derived: Mass of calcium carbonate gained per unit time for corals Acropora palmata and Acropora cervicornis and crustose coralline algal communities on nylon tiles. Hourly temperature data for past 6 months.
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Weighed corals, swapped temperature loggers, swapped algae tiles
Staff: Ilsa Kuffner, Billy Reynolds, Anastasios Stathakopoulos
Biscayne National Park, Fowey Rocks Light (Homestead, FL) FKNMS, Crocker Reef (Islamorada, FL) FKNMS, Sombrero Reef (Marathon, FL) Dry Tortugas National Park (Key West, FL)
|North: 25.55040184||South: 24.42902087||West: -82.6227||East: -80.01888602|
Kuffner, I., Stathakopoulos, A., Toth, L., Bartlett, L., 2020, Reestablishing a stepping-stone population of the threatened elkhorn coral Acropora palmata to aid regional recovery: Endangered Species Research, Endang. Species. Res., v. 43, pp. 461–473, doi: 10.3354/esr01083.
Kuffner, I.B., 2020, Underwater temperature on off-shore coral reefs of the Florida Keys, U.S.A, v. 5: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F71C1TZK.
Kuffner, I.B., Stathakopoulos, A., Toth, L.T., Bartlett, L.A., 2020, Experimental coral-growth rates and time-series imagery data for Acropora palmata in the Florida Keys, U.S.A. U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9KZEGXY.
Kuffner, I.B., Stathakopoulos, A., Toth, L.T., Bartlett, L.A., 2020, Experimental coral-growth data and time-series imagery for Acropora palmata in the Florida Keys, U.S.A. U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9KZEGXY.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|No data was collected|
|HOBO Water Temperature Pro V2 Data Logger||---||Temperature||FL_coral_underwater_temps_to_Nov2019.zip (Underwater temperature data recorded every fifteen minutes from 2009 to 2019 at six off-shore coral reefs in the Florida Keys.)|
|Sea-Bird Wave and Tide Logger (SBE 26plus)||---||Temperature|
Mooring (physical oceanography)
|No data was collected|
|FL_Palmata_photo_record (Photographic time-series images of coral condition during the growth experiment)|
Palmata_growth_FL_USA (Data describing the growth of the coral Acropora palmata from 2018 to 2019 at five off-shore coral reefs in the Florida Keys during three time intervals)
Palmata_growth_annualized_FL_USA (Data describing the growth of the coral Acropora palmata from 2018 to 2019 at five off-shore coral reefs in the Florida Keys during the 18-month study)
|GPS||combined with temp data||Navigation||No data was collected|