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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-323-FA

Other ID: 2019-630-FA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Remote Sensing of Coastal Change - RSCC (GX.20.MN00.GSW72.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kimberly Yates, David Zawada

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jon Warrick, USGS PCMSC Gerry Hatcher, USGS PCMSC

Information Specialist(s): Zachery Fehr, Christine Kranenburg, Mitchell Lemon, Hunter Wilcox

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sea trials of the new underwater imaging system specifically designed for structure-from-motion modeling. SET station measurements

Vehicle(s): Ford F-350 Dually Grey (GSA), Ford F-350 Dually White (GSA), Ford Explorer Blue

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2019-07-10

End Date: 2019-07-14

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Information to be Derived: 3D models of different reef zones

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Subaqueous SFM

Staff: Zachery Fehr, Christine Kranenburg, Mitchell Lemon, Hunter Wilcox, Kimberly Yates, David Zawada

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This is a joint field activity between the St. Petersburg and Santa Cruz and USGS offices.


Crocker Reef, FL, and Cheeca Rocks, FL

North: 24.9446626 South: 24.89328805 West: -80.57750793 East: -80.47966323


photo of Halimeda
photo of Sallenger


Warrick, J.A., Ritchie, A.C., Dailey, E.T., Hatcher, G.A., Kranenburg, C., Zawada, D.G., and Yates, K.K., 2020, SQUID-5 structure-from-motion point clouds, bathymetric maps, orthomosaics, and underwater photos of coral reefs in Florida, 2019: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


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