Field Activity 11TST04

Identifier 11TST04
Purpose Testing a mount on the R/V G.K. Gilbert within designated zones for purpose of data comparison.
Location Tampa Bay, FL
Summary Collected 41 raw Swath files (~3GB); 4 SVP Casts (~5KB); Base station and Boat GPS data (~58MB)
Info derived Swath Bathymetry to verify repeatability of the system using OmniSTAR and Differential GPS from Ashtech GPS Receivers. Including xyz point data, xyz grid data, navigation files, and trackline images.
Comments Additional Equipment Used: Batteries, Laptop This was not an actual field activity but a test of field equipment prior to deployment and data collection. The Research Topic of TST (short for Test) was assigned.
G.K. Gilbert
Start Eckerd College St. Petersburg, FL 2011-04-07
End Eckerd College St. Petersburg, FL 2011-04-07
West -82.71128895
East -82.3267
North 27.91922083
South 27.64992504


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators James G FlocksJennifer L MiselisMark Erik Hansen
Crew members
Young, Richard
Scientist, Staff
Nancy T DeWitt
Scientist, Staff
Pfeiffer, William
Scientist, Staff
Kyle W Kelso
Scientist, Staff
David H Bennett
Scientist, Staff
Dana S Wiese
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Nancy T DeWitt
Specialist, Information
Dana S Wiese
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sonar
Data type: Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects, Interferometric, Multibeam, Sound Velocity

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Choke Ring Antenna Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)
Ashtech Z-Xtreme DGPS Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)
F190 DGPS/IMU Navigation (no data reported)
Interferometric Bathymetry System Interferometric (no data reported)
Valeport SVP Sound Velocity (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity