Field Activity 2014-309-FA

Identifier 2014-309-FA
Purpose Equipment test in preparation for Breton Island geophysical surveys.
Location Tampa Bay, FL
Summary Collected subbottom profiles in Tampa Bay. Collected swath data over the St Pete artificial reef site.
Info derived Test 424 and bubble pulser, compare penetration and data quality. Test SwathPlus.
Projects
Platform
Sallenger
25' Parker
R/V Price has a total length of 24' 11".
Vehicles
Ford F-350 Dually - Silver (GSA)
Itinerary
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2014-05-05
End St. Petersburg, FL 2014-07-08
Bounds
West -82.6502
East -82.54903158
North 27.86700255
South 27.73847595
Topic 86
Marine operations Yes

Personnel

Organization
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Stanley D Locker
Crew members
James G Flocks
Scientist, Staff
Arnell S Forde
Scientist, Staff
Kyle W Kelso
Scientist, Staff
Jennifer L Miselis
Scientist, Staff
Dana S Wiese
Scientist, Staff
Stanley D Locker
Scientist, Staff
Joseph J Fredericks
Scientist, Staff
Trevor N Browning
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Dana S Wiese
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Bubble Gun, Sub Bottom Profiler, Interferometric

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data expected)
Interferometric Bathymetry System Used to verify the system was working. Interferometric (no data reported)
Chirp 424 equipment was on boat but it was not used. Sub Bottom Profiler (no data expected)
Bubble Pulser Several test profiles were run to compare acquisition settings. Bubble Gun (no data reported)
Bubble Pulser Hydrophone Streamer Cable 50-meter, single channel hydrophone receiver for Bubble Pulser system. Bubble Gun (no data expected)
F190 DGPS/IMU Provided navigation and vessel motion detection. Navigation (no data expected)
Trimble SPS751 Additional navigation system. Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity