Field Activity 07FSH01

Identifier 07FSH01
Purpose Habitat mapping of the Florida shelf offshore Sarasota Florida
Location Offshore Sarasota, FL
Summary Side scan sonar, seismic, bathymetry/ water depth, QTC classification system and bottom samples with Shipek sampler were all collected.
Info derived Characterization of the inner shelf to establish the benthic habitat framework
Comments Equipment: side scan sonar interferometric swath bathymetry, boomer sub-bottom profiler, underwater video, shipek sediment sampler, Quester Tangent 50 kHz single beam acoustic classification system
Length 71 feet; beam 20 feet.
Start St. Petersburg, Fl 2007-08-27
End St. Petersburg, Fl 2007-08-30
West -83.0552
East -82.48390534
North 27.41261465
South 27.05471368
Topic 33


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Ellen A RaabeLisa L Robbins
Crew members
Ellen A Raabe
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Paul O Knorr
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Al Hine, Stan Locker

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Sonar
Data type: Video, Sidescan

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Sidescan Sonar Sidescan (no data reported)
Digital Video Video (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity