Field Activity 12BHM02

Identifier 12BHM02
Purpose Establish baseline values for regional carbon flux between sea and air.
Location Two transects on the west Florida shelf. One transect extends out from Tampa Bay (~10 m to 860 m on the shelf/slope) and the other transect extends from the Big Bend area out to the shelf/slope.
Info derived DIC, pCO2, pH, Alkalinity, d18O, d13C, dD, T, S, Chlorophyll.
Length 71 feet; beam 20 feet.
Start Saint Petersburg, Florida 2012-04-25
End Saint Petersburg, Florida 2012-04-29
West -82.9372
East -82.01763031
North 27.41749045
South 26.38242478


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Lisa L Robbins
Crew members

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Geochemical, Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: CO2, CTD, pH, Experiments (geochemical), Surveys (geochemical), Navigation, Chemistry

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) Logger/Probe CTD (no data reported)
GPS Navigation 1
Rosette Chemistry 2
Sonde sensor CO2, Temperature, pH 1
Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pH) pH, Experiments (geochemical), Surveys (geochemical) (no data reported)
Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pCO2) CO2, Experiments (geochemical), Surveys (geochemical) (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2012_April_Navigation GPS Survey navigation Paul O Knorr
2012_April_Discrete_Samples_Surface Rosette Surface discrete samples Paul O Knorr
2012_April_Samples_Station Rosette Station discrete samples Paul O Knorr
2012_April_Surface_Sonde Sonde sensor Sonde Measurements Paul O Knorr


Samples collected during this field activity