Field Activity 2021-343-FA

Identifier 2021-343-FA
Purpose Site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure algal calcification rates and underwater temperature.
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 Completed a site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure algal calcification rates and underwater temperature
Info derived Mass of calcium carbonate gained per unit time for crustose coralline algal communities on pvc disks. Hourly temperature data for past 6 months. Photographs of out-planted corals.
Comments This fieldwork is being done at the same time (same travel and same vehicles used) as 2021-341-FA Vehicle(s): Ford F-350 Dually - White (GSA), Blue Ford Explorer Platform(s): Halimeda Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2020-307-FA
Projects
Platform
Other
Vehicles
None
Itinerary
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2021-10-13
End St. Petersburg, FL 2021-10-25
Days in the field 9-14
Bounds
West -82.6227
East -80.01888602
North 25.55040184
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
Erin O Lyons
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: Sampling, Location-Elevation, Imagery, Environmental Data, Biological Field Study
Data type: Biology, Navigation, Photo, Temperature, Experiments (biological)

Equipment and datasets

Equipment or measuring device
Other
Unknown, Geology, Biology, Chemistry
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

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GPS
Navigation
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

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Digital Camera
Photo, Video
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

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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)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

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Sea-Bird Wave and Tide Logger (SBE 26plus)
Temperature, Tide, Wave, Mooring (physical oceanography)
(no data)
(No data records have been reported for this equipment)

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HOBO Water Temperature Pro V2 Data Logger
Temperature
1
FL_coral_underwater_temps_to_Nov2021.zip(38854)
Description Underwater temperature data recorded every fifteen minutes from 2009 to 2021 at six off-shore coral reefs in the Florida Keys.
Data types
Temperature
Format Microsoft Excel format;
Amount 26 MB
Digital location \\gs\StPetersburgFL-G\Coral_Reefs_and_Climate\Archive\Publications\DR_F71C1TZK
Version Version 7.0
Public? Yes
Reviewed? Yes
Public URL https://doi.org/10.5066/F71C1TZK
Metadata https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/metadata/spcmsc/FL_coral_underwater_temps_metadata_v7.xml
Contact

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