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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-366-FA

Other ID: 19CCT05

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Biogeochemical Drivers (GX.20.MN00.GVK03.00), Estuary and Marsh Geology - EMRG (Spatial) (GX.23.MN00.M1D10.00)

Principal Investigator(s): John Lisle, Christopher Smith

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Cheyenne Everhart, Joseph Vargas

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Profiles, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect sediment cores along elevation profiles and collect RTK surveys. Collect separate sediment cores for analysis of remineralization rates.

Vehicle(s): White Dodge Pickup - White, Ford Explorer Blue

Start Port/Location: Saint Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: Crawfordville, FL

Start Date: 2019-10-15

End Date: 2019-10-25

Equipment Used: Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) DGPS, Garmin GPS, Push Corer

Information to be Derived: Grain size, bulk density, sediment stratigraphy, Pb-210, remineralization rates

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Acquired sediment cores, grab samples and RTK position data.

Staff: Cheyenne Everhart, Joseph Vargas

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: 19CCT05

Location:

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico

Boundaries
North: 30.1023657 South: 30.06671698 West: -84.245224 East: -84.14909363

Platform(s):


Jon Boat

Publications

Ellis, A.M., Smith, C.G., Vargas, J., and Everhart, C., 2022, Surficial and downcore sedimentological and foraminiferal microfossil data from St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P97BQ2DT.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) DGPS --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Profiles
Garmin GPS --- Navigation
19CCT05_SiteInformation.zip (Station location, core lengths, and water quality parameters for project ID 19CCT05)
Push Corer --- Geology
19CCT05_SedimentPhysicalProperties.zip (Sediment bulk density, water content, porosity, and loss on ignition for project ID 19CCT05)
19CCT05_GrainSize.zip (Sediment grain size distribution and properties for project ID 19CCT05 and data dictionary)
19CCT05_Foraminifera.zip (Foraminiferal microfossil count data for project ID 19CCT05, taxonomic reference list, and data dictionary)
19CCT05_GammaSpectroscopy.zip (Sediment radiochemical data by gamma spectroscopy for project ID 19CCT05)
19CCT05_Xrays.zip (Sediment push core x-ray images for project ID 19CCT05)

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