Field Activity 2015-322-FA

Identifier 2015-322-FA
Alternate names 15BIM09
Purpose To collect baseline sediment information for offshore regions and back-barrier regions of Dauphin Island.
Location Dauphin Island, Alabama
Summary Bottom grab samples and collection site imagery.
Info derived Sediment texture for surface samples extending from offshore Dauphin Island and into the back-barrier areas.
Comments Other equipment: WHCMSC MiniSEABOSS Additional staff: Dann Blackwood (WHCMSC) Sediment Samples are staged to be archived and are on the East Wall of the Sed Lab as of July 18th, 2018.
Projects
Platform
Mako (SP)
17' Mako
Sallenger
26' Parker
Vehicles
Ford F-350 Dually - Silver (GSA)
White Dodge Pickup - White
Itinerary
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2015-08-11
End St. Petersburg, FL 2015-08-21
Bounds
West -88.3575
East -88.02897135
North 30.29701788
South 30.12284185
Marine operations Yes

Personnel

Organization
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Christopher G Smith
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Marci E Marot
Scientist, Staff
Christopher G Smith
Scientist, Staff
Alisha M Ellis
Scientist, Staff
Cathryn J Wheaton
Scientist, Staff
Paul R Nelson
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Billy J Reynolds
Specialist, Information
Marci E Marot
Specialist, Information
Christopher G Smith
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, ORP, pH, Pressure, Temperature, Photo, Navigation, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
YSI Professional Plus multiparameter meter Conductivity, Depth, Dissolved Oxygen, Nitrate, ORP, pH, Temperature 2
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation 4
Bottom Grab Sampler Biology, Geology 9
Other Unknown, Meteorology, CTD, Temperature, pH, CO2, Radon, Conductivity, Current, Dissolved Oxygen, Turbidity, Fluorescence, Wave, ORP, Tide, Methane, Depth, Light, Nitrate, Gas Hydrates, Density, Sediment Properties, Osmometic Pressure, Chlorophyll, Nutrients, Pressure (no data reported)

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
15BIM09-DA_M_Water_Parameters.zip YSI Professional Plus multiparameter meter Salinity, pH, temperature Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA-YSI_Data YSI Professional Plus multiparameter meter water quality data results from surface sediments collected on and around Dauphin Island in August 2015 with the YSI. The data includes sample ID, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen, specific conductance, salinity, pH, and oxidation reduction potential. Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA_M_Site_Information.zip Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Latitude, longitude, elevation, vegetation, core length, and compaction (.csv and .xlsx). Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA-Site_Information.csv Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS includes all site information for each land and water surface sample collected during the August 2015 sampling trip Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA-Compiled_Grain_Size_Data Bottom Grab Sampler particle size analysis results from on and around Dauphin Island, Alabama, collected August 12 - 20, 2015 Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA_M_Alpha_Spectroscopy.zip Bottom Grab Sampler Total Lead-210 and estimated Radium-226 activity and error Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA_Marsh_Shear_Vane.zip Bottom Grab Sampler Shear vane values for marsh sites Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA_M_Grain-Size.zip Bottom Grab Sampler Mean, D50, sorting, skewness, kurtosis, percent sand, silt and clay Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA_M_Sediment_Physical_Properties.zip Bottom Grab Sampler Porosity, water content, bulk density, loss on ignition Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA-Sediment Parameters Bottom Grab Sampler Physical sediment parameter data Alisha M Ellis
15BIM09-DA-Sediment_Parameters.csv Bottom Grab Sampler bulk lithologic analysis results from surface sediments collected on and around Dauphin Island in August 2015 Alisha M Ellis

Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
MS_AL_Cores_XYZ Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Processed coordinate and elevation data Christopher G Smith
MS_AL_XYZ Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Processed coordinate and elevation data Christopher G Smith
MS_AL_Cores_Foram_CENSUS Bottom Grab Sampler Count of benthic foraminiferal assemblages Christopher G Smith
MS_AL_Benthic_Foram_CENSUS Bottom Grab Sampler Count of foraminiferal assemblages Christopher G Smith

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity