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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-355-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Cancelled

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

Funding Program(s): Tampa Bay Estuary Program - TBEP (GR.22.MN00.TN155.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kimberly Yates

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Mitchell Lemon, Christopher Moore

Data Type(s): Geochemical: Surveys (geochemical)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Monitoring and assessment of an autonomous carbonate system deployed 60 miles offshore of Tampa Bay, FL. The Ocean Carbon System (OCS) site will be visited routinely, approximately monthly, for equipment maintenance/service or more frequently should instrumentation troubleshooting be required.

Vehicle(s): Ford F-350 Dually White (GSA)

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, Florida

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, Florida

Start Date: 2019-09-03

End Date: 2019-09-13

Equipment Used: Ocean Carbon System (OCS)

Information to be Derived: Instrument functionality and accuracy.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Instrument functionality and accuracy.

Staff: Mitchell Lemon, Christopher Moore, Hunter Wilcox

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: OCS version 3.


Gulf of Mexico

North: 28.76765911 South: 22.59372606 West: -85.78125 East: -80.68359375


photo of Sallenger


Yates, K.K., Moore, C.S., Goldstein, N.H., Sherwood, E.T., 2019, Tampa Bay Ocean and Coastal Acidification Monitoring Quality Assurance Project Plan: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2019-1003,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Carbon System (OCS) --- Experiments (geochemical)
Surveys (geochemical)

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