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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-328-FA

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Other ID: 19WFS01

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Funding Program(s): Biogeochemical Drivers (GX.20.MN00.GVK03.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Smith

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jim Culter

Information Specialist(s): Cheyenne Everhart

Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect vertical radon and radium distribution data in Gulf of Mexico blue holes.

Vehicle(s): Unknown

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, Florida

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, Florida

Start Date: 2019-05-13

End Date: 2019-05-17

Equipment Used: Water Sampler

Information to be Derived: Radon, Radium

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 20 water samples via GeoTech Grundus Pump/Trash can to cartridge, Rosette Niskin and Handheld Niskin methods.

Staff: Cheyenne Everhart

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This fieldwork is a collaboration with colleague, Jim Culter, at Mote Marine Laboratory. We'll be departing with the Mote scientists out of Sarasota.

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-343-FA


Gulf of Mexico departing from Sarasota, FL

North: 27.47416122 South: 27.2839256 West: -83.32580566 East: -83.07312012



Vargas, J.M., Smith, C.G., and Everhart, C.S., 2022, Radioanalytical Measurements on Samples From Submarine, Karstic Carbonate Features Along the West Florida Shelf: doi: 10.5066/P9CKZT3O.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Water Sampler --- Chemistry

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