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Field Activity Details for field activity 2021-633-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: 2021-301-FA

Status: Pending

Organization(s): USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): David Zawada, Gerry Hatcher, Jonathan Warrick

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Christine Kranenburg

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, 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


Start Port/Location: Key West, FL

End Port/Location: Key West, FL

Start Date: 2021-07-11

End Date: 2021-07-21

Equipment Used: Trimble R7 , SQUID-5

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This is a multi-center field activity in conjunction with the St. Petersburg center (2021-301-FA).
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2021-620-FA.


Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary, south of the coast of Little Torch Key, FL

North: 24.57834861 South: 24.50839285 West: -81.44920349 East: -81.38397217


photo of Sallenger


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 Looe Key, Florida, in July 2021, with structure-from-motion derived point cloud, digital elevation model and orthomosaic of submerged topography: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Trimble R7 --- Benchmarks
SQUID-5 --- Photo

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