Field Activity 13LME01

Identifier 13LME01
Purpose Collect sediment cores to use in the reconstruction of fire history in several locations in Everglades National Park.
Location Everglades National Par, South Florida
Summary Sediment cores collected to analyze fossil charcoal down core for fire reconstruction
Info derived fossil charcoal
Comments Platform was 20 ft Seacraft operated by Karen Balentine (FWS). Navigation to sample sites by foot.
Start Flammingo, Florida 2013-05-06
End Flammingo, Florida 2013-05-08
West -81.0734
East -80.93439102
North 25.43808424
South 25.40550386


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Thomas J SmithGinger T RangeBalentine, Karen
Crew members
Ginger T Range
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Ginger T Range
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Kevin Whelan (NPS)

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Navigation, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Peat Corer Biology, Geology 1
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact Peat Corer CSV file containing sediment core location, charcoal abundance and 210Pb ages. Ginger T Range


Samples collected during this field activity