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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2021-313-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Benthic Mapping (GX.21.MN00.GJA30.00), Coastal Hazards and Restoration (GX.21.MN00.GSW62.00), Seafloor Elevation Change Measurement and Modeling (GX.21.MN00.GSW12.00)

Principal Investigator(s): Kimberly Yates, David Zawada

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jon Warrick (PCMSC) Gerry Hatcher (PCMSC) Megan Fraser (NOAA) Lisa Symons (NOAA) Andrew Bruckner (NOAA)

Information Specialist(s): Christine Kranenburg

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect SQUID-5 imagery for structure-from-motion processing as part of collaboration with NOAA's Mission: Iconic Reefs project

Vehicle(s): Ford Explorer Blue

Start Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

End Port/Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Start Date: 2021-05-04

End Date: 2021-05-20

Equipment Used: Other

Information to be Derived: Digital images, point clouds, DEMs

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Christine Kranenburg, Hunter Wilcox

Affiliate Staff:



Eastern Dry Rocks reef off the coast of Key West, FL

North: 24.64701716 South: 24.35710549 West: -82.01840786 East: -81.80420747



Hatcher, G.A., Kranenbug, C.J., Warrick, J.A., Bosse, S.T., Zawada, D.G., Yates, K.K., and Johnson, S.A., 2022, Overlapping seabed images and location data acquired using the SQUID-5 system at Eastern Dry Rocks coral reef, Florida, in May 2021, with derived point cloud, digital elevation model and orthomosaic of submerged topography: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


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