Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST (GX.20.MN00.E3R50.00)
Principal Investigator(s): Lauren Toth, Ilsa Kuffner
Information Specialist(s): Lucy Bartlett
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo, Biological Field Study: Experiments (biological)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Primary purpose is installation of three new sites, extending the coral-calcification assessment network to another NPS unit in the U.S. Virgin Islands: Buck Island Reef National Monument (BUIS).
Start Port/Location: Christiansted, VI
End Port/Location: Christiansted, VI
Start Date: 2019-06-17
End Date: 2019-06-29
Equipment Used: Balance, Digital Camera, Pneumatic Drill, Other, Settling plates, Garmin GPS
Information to be Derived: ESA-listed coral growth rates; underwater temperature; algal accretion rates.
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sites were successfully installed and three locations.
Staff: Anastasios Stathakopoulos, Nathan Smiley, Billy Reynolds, Ilsa Kuffner
Buck Island Reef National Monument, St. Croix, USVI
|North: 17.79211382||South: 17.78190285||West: -64.62915336||East: -64.60828027|
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Settling plates||---||Experiments (biological)|
|Pneumatic Drill||---||Experiments (biological)|