Field Activity 07LME03

Identifier 07LME03
Purpose Study dispersal of mangrove propagules (i.e. seeds) in relation to tidal activity, including frequency of flooding, height of tides and other factors.
Location Everglades National Park, FL
Summary This is a special field experiment being conducted to examine the influence of tides on dispersal of mangrove propagules.
Info derived Location, distance and direction traveled of dispersing mangrove propagules and surface-water stage.
Comments Additional Equipment: compass, distance measurers, GPS mapping unit
Platform
19-ft SeaCraft
25-ft Parker
Itinerary
Start Shark and Harney Rivers in Everglades NP 2007-08-20
End Shark and Harney Rivers in Everglades NP 2007-10-31
Bounds
West -82.2459
East -79.67506739
North 25.8130792
South 24.68593042

Personnel

Organization
U.S. National Park Service
Organization
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District(USACE)
, FL
Organization
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Thomas J SmithAnderson, GordonBalentine, Karen
Crew members
Thomas J Smith
Scientist, Staff
Anderson, Gordon
Scientist, Staff
Balentine, Karen
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Thomas J Smith
Specialist, Information
Balentine, Karen
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: Benchmarks, Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Navigation (no data reported)
Water Level Recorder Benchmarks (no data reported)

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity