Field Activity 2019-367-FA

Identifier 2019-367-FA
Purpose Site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure coral and algal calcification rates.
Location Biscayne National Park, Fowey Rocks Light (Homestead, FL) FKNMS, Crocker Reef (Islamorada, FL) FKNMS, Sombrero Reef (Marathon, FL) Dry Tortugas National Park (Key West, FL)
Summary Mass of calcium carbonate gained per unit time for Acropora palmata corals and crustose coralline algal communities on nylon tiles. Hourly temperature data for past 6 months. Field photographs of calcification stations and photographs of corals.
Info derived Mass of calcium carbonate gained per unit time for Acropora palmata corals and crustose coralline algal communities on nylon tiles. Hourly temperature data for past 6 months.
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2019-316-FA
Projects
Platform
Halimeda
Other
Vehicles
Ford F-350 Dually White (GSA)
Itinerary
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2019-10-30
End St. Petersburg, FL 2019-11-21
Days in the field 11
Bounds
West -83.12255859
East -80.01888602
North 25.55235365
South 24.42902087
Marine operations Yes
Scuba operations Yes

Personnel

Organization
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Ilsa B Kuffner
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Ilsa B Kuffner
Scientist, Staff
Anastasios Stathakopoulos
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Ilsa B Kuffner
Specialist, Information
Anastasios Stathakopoulos
Specialist, Information
Lucy A Bartlett
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Biological Field Study, Environmental Data, Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Experiments (biological), Temperature, Photo, Navigation, Biology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Other Unknown, Surveys (biological), Experiments (biological) (no data expected)
GPS Garmin GPS unit mounted on R/V Halimeda. Navigation (no data reported)
HOBO Water Temperature Pro V2 Data Logger Temperature 1
Sea-Bird Wave and Tide Logger (SBE 26plus) combined with water temp dataset Temperature, Tide, Wave, Mooring (physical oceanography) (no data expected)
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 expected)
Digital Camera Photo, Video 3
Other Unknown, Geology, Biology, Chemistry (no data expected)

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
FL_coral_underwater_temps_to_Nov2019.zip HOBO Water Temperature Pro V2 Data Logger Underwater temperature data recorded every fifteen minutes from 2009 to 2019 at six off-shore coral reefs in the Florida Keys. Ilsa B Kuffner
FL_Palmata_photo_record Digital Camera Photographic time-series images of coral condition during the growth experiment Ilsa B Kuffner
Palmata_growth_annualized_FL_USA Digital Camera Data describing the growth of the coral Acropora palmata from 2018 to 2019 at five off-shore coral reefs in the Florida Keys during the 18-month study Ilsa B Kuffner
Palmata_growth_FL_USA Digital Camera Data describing the growth of the coral Acropora palmata from 2018 to 2019 at five off-shore coral reefs in the Florida Keys during three time intervals Ilsa B Kuffner

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity