Field Activity 12BHM01

Identifier 12BHM01
Purpose Establish baseline values for regional carbon flux between sea and air.
Location Two transects in the Gulf of Mexico. One transect extends across the shelf from Panama City and over the DeSoto Canyon. The second transect is located to the south of Mobile Bay.
Info derived DIC, pCO2, pH, Alkalinity, d18O, d13C, dD, T, S, Chlorophyll.
Leased Vessel
Start Saint Petersburg, Florida 2012-02-15
End Pensacola, Florida 2012-02-24
West -99.0955
East -80.03296733
North 31.34321903
South 23.02362249


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Lisa L Robbins
Crew members

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Geochemical, Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: CO2, CTD, pH, Experiments (geochemical), Surveys (geochemical), Navigation, Chemistry

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pCO2) CO2, Experiments (geochemical), Surveys (geochemical) 1
Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pH) pH, Experiments (geochemical), Surveys (geochemical) 1
GPS Navigation 1
Rosette Chemistry 2
Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) Logger/Probe CTD (no data reported)
Sonde sensor CO2, Temperature, pH 1


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2012_February_Aft_CO2 Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pCO2) Aft system CO2 Paul O Knorr
2012_February_Aft_pH Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pH) Aft system pH Paul O Knorr
2012_February_Navigation GPS Survey navigation Paul O Knorr
2012_February_Discrete_Samples_Station Rosette Station discrete samples Paul O Knorr
2012_February_Discrete_Samples_Surface Rosette Surface discrete samples Paul O Knorr
2012_February_Surface_Sonde Sonde sensor Sonde Measurements Paul O Knorr


Samples collected during this field activity