Field Activity 07GME02

Identifier 07GME02
Alternate names Frog Creek Bathymetry Survey and Total Station (Submerged) Topographic Survey
Purpose To provide additional bathymetry of Frog Creek a freshwater tributary into Tampa Bay that will enhance the Tampa Bay Model Circulation Model construction
Location Tampa Bay, FL
Summary Surveyed over 10 kilometers of tracklines; Collected 6 days of static base station occupation time on National Geodetic Survey (NGS) benchmarks
Info derived High precision single beam bathymetry (X, Y, Z) data and submerged topographic creek transect points; purpose being to acquire the latest bathymetry to provide creek basin morphology to supplement the Tampa Bay Circulation Model
Comments Additional Equipment: Geodometer 640 Total Station
Start Frog Creek Landing, Tampa Bay 2007-10-09
End Frog Creek Landing, Tampa Bay 2008-02-14
West -82.8685
East -82.30812392
North 27.93692219
South 27.53134063
Topic 38
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Hearn, Cliff
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Billy J Reynolds
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sonar, Time Series
Data type: Navigation, Single Beam, Mooring (physical oceanography)

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Tripods Mooring (physical oceanography), Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)
Marimatech Echosounder Single Beam (no data reported)
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity