Field Activity 12BHM03

Identifier 12BHM03
Purpose Water sampling of the Gulf of Mexico for carbon flux study
Location Gulf of Mexico
Info derived DIC, pCO2, pH, Alkalinity, d18O, d13C, dD, T, S, Chlorophyll.
Comments Travel Authorization was created through USOG (contractor Carl Taylor)
Length: 115 feet; Beam: 28 feet.
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2012-05-08
End Pensacola, FL 2012-05-18
West -89.9561
East -82.24316406
North 30.54688711
South 27.66958906


University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Lisa L Robbins
Crew members
Paul O Knorr
Scientist, Staff
Kira E Barrera
Scientist, Staff

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: CO2, CTD, pH, Temperature, Navigation, Chemistry

Equipment used

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


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2012_May_Aft_pH Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pH) Aft system pH Paul O Knorr
2012_May_Aft_CO2 Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pCO2) Aft system CO2 Paul O Knorr
2012_May_Sonde Sonde sensor Sonde sensor data Paul O Knorr
2012_May_Navigation GPS Survey Navigation Paul O Knorr
2012_May_Discrete_Samples_Station Rosette Station discrete samples Paul O Knorr
2012_May_Discrete_Samples_Surface Rosette Surface discrete samples Paul O Knorr


Samples collected during this field activity