Field Activity 10LME02

Identifier 10LME02
Alternate names Xstorms.H20100622
Purpose Assessment of Coastal Mangroves after winter freeze and before possible oil contamination. Pre-storm survey of west coast beaches before hurricane season.
Location St. Petersburg to Key West, FL
Summary Collected 11,800 photos using 4 cameras. Cameras used. Karen: Nikon D1X, Ginger: Nikon D40X, Paul: Nikon D70 & Canon G11 (for set up pictures), Tom: Nikon Coolpix P6000.
Info derived Oblique Air Photos
Comments Equipment Used: Batteries, Laptop Staff: Pilot - Mitch Bobowski This field activity is being conducted as part of the efforts to obtain baseline information prior to the potential oil impacts from the Deepwater Horizon incident. Weather conditions were sunny on 6/22 and most of 6/23. Skies were overcast in Everglades National Park on 6/23. Photos were taken out the tinted window of the aircraft and some color correction is needed. No Video was collected on this flight. About 20 minutes into the flight Nikon Capture crashed. Restart failed due to an unclosed error window. Once that was closed it operated correctly, however, in the process of figuring it out, Cleo was restarted. GPS data during the restart was recovered from the Commlogger.
Start Albert Whitted Field, Bay Air Charters, St Petersburg, FL 2010-06-22
End Albert Whitted Field, Bay Air Charters, St Petersburg, FL 2010-06-23
West -83.0949
East -79.64474525
North 28.03616194
South 24.36622146
Topic 50


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Thomas J SmithKaren L M Morgan
Crew members
Ginger T Range
Scientist, Staff
Paul R Nelson
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Ginger T Range
Specialist, Information
Paul R Nelson
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation
Data type: Photo, Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Digital Camera Photo, Video 1
GPS Navigation 2


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact Digital Camera Images divided into folders by area and flight path segment Karen L M Morgan
10LME02-ProcessedNav GPS Processed navigation files include flightpath and photo locations Karen L M Morgan
10LME02-RawGPSNav GPS Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx raw navigation file Karen L M Morgan


Samples collected during this field activity