Field Activity 2014-319-FA

Identifier 2014-319-FA
Alternate names 14BHM01
Purpose Gather baseline water chemistry data for ocean acidification studies.
Location West Florida shelf vic. De Soto Canyon
Summary Geochemical surveys, sampling of surface and water column, analysis of pH, DIC and TA.
Info derived Carbon chemistry data for ocean acidification studies.
Weatherbird II
Length: 115 feet; Beam: 28 feet.
Rental Vehicle
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2014-08-06
End Panama City, FL 2014-08-12
West -87.2578
East -82.3237294
North 30.32357277
South 27.09021204


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Lisa L Robbins
Crew members
Paul O Knorr
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Paul O Knorr
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Geochemical, Location-Elevation
Data type: CO2, Conductivity, CTD, Dissolved Oxygen, pH, Temperature, Surveys (geochemical), Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pH) SAMI Autonomous Flow Through Analyzer for pH pH, Experiments (geochemical), Surveys (geochemical) (no data expected)
Spectrophotometric Analytical System Spectrophotometric analysis of seawater pH pH (no data reported)
GPS Ships Navigation Navigation (no data reported)
Flow-Through Seawater Analyzer (pCO2) SAMI Autonomous Flow Through analyzer for pCO2 CO2, Experiments (geochemical), Surveys (geochemical) (no data reported)
YSI Professional Plus multiparameter meter Continuous flow-through system (sonde data), conductivity-temperature-depth (CTD) sensor, which also recorded salinity and pH Conductivity, Depth, Dissolved Oxygen, Nitrate, ORP, pH, Temperature (no data reported)
Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) Logger/Probe Vertical CTD profiles (station samples) collected by USF. CTD casts measured continuous vertical profiles of oxygen, chlorophyll fluorescence and optical backscatter CTD (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity