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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-366-FA

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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.24.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


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

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


Jon Boat


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,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) DGPS --- Benchmarks
No data was collected
Garmin GPS --- Navigation (Station location, core lengths, and water quality parameters for project ID 19CCT05)
Push Corer --- Geology (Sediment bulk density, water content, porosity, and loss on ignition for project ID 19CCT05) (Sediment grain size distribution and properties for project ID 19CCT05 and data dictionary) (Foraminiferal microfossil count data for project ID 19CCT05, taxonomic reference list, and data dictionary) (Sediment radiochemical data by gamma spectroscopy for project ID 19CCT05) (Sediment push core x-ray images for project ID 19CCT05)

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