Field Activity 13LME01

Identifier 13LME01
Purpose Collect sediment cores to use in the reconstruction of fire history in several locations in Everglades National Park.
Location Everglades National Par, South Florida
Summary Sediment cores collected to analyze fossil charcoal down core for fire reconstruction
Info derived fossil charcoal
Comments Platform was 20 ft Seacraft operated by Karen Balentine (FWS). Navigation to sample sites by foot.
Projects
Platform
Other
Itinerary
Start Flammingo, Florida 2013-05-06
End Flammingo, Florida 2013-05-08
Bounds
West -81.0734
East -80.93439102
North 25.43808424
South 25.40550386

Personnel

Organization
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Thomas J SmithGinger T RangeBalentine, Karen
Crew members
Ginger T Range
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Ginger T Range
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Kevin Whelan (NPS)

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Navigation, Geology

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
Peat Corer
Biology, Geology
1
Fire_history_cores.zip(14675)
Description CSV file containing sediment core location, charcoal abundance and 210Pb ages.
Format csv
Amount 12 KB
Digital location n/a
Supported? No
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Process? No
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F7VM49G3
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/spcmsc/Fire_history_cores.xml
Contact

Description and usage history of this equipment

Other
Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

Description and usage history of this equipment

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity

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By data category:
Location-Elevation, Sampling
By data type:
Navigation, Geology