Field Activity 09CCT05

Identifier 09CCT05
Purpose Collect vibracores from the subsurface to investigate the geological evolution of Apalachicola Bay.
Location Apalachicola, FL
Summary Vibracores, box cores, and grab samples will be collected in the field and returned to USGS St. Petersburg for analysis
Info derived Ground truth seismic data collected in 2007, Investigate sediment grain size, radiocarbon dating, identify microfossil presence and abundance, and examine the contact composition of the lithostratigraphic units.
Comments Additional Equipment: grab samples.
15-ft Whaler
Per OPS Manager, platform was transferred to the Gainesville office around 2016.
G.K. Gilbert
White Dodge Pickup - White
Start Battery Park Marina, Apalachicola, FL 2009-07-08
End Battery Park Marina, Apalachicola, FL 2009-07-14
West -85.10009766
East -84.9533
North 29.7309925
South 29.58648539
Topic 14


Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission(FWC)
, FL
National Coral Reef Institute(NCRI)
Dania Beach, FL
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Richard Z Poore
Crew members
Hickey, T
Scientist, Staff
Julie C Bernier
Scientist, Staff
Kyle W Kelso
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Arnell S Forde
Specialist, Information
Kyle W Kelso
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal David Twichell (WHCMSC)

Data types and categories

Data category: Sampling
Data type: Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Vibracorer Geology 1
Bottom Grab Sampler Biology, Geology (no data reported)
Box Corer Biology, Geology (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
09CCT05-SA-rd-1 Vibracorer vibracores Kyle W Kelso


Samples collected during this field activity