Field Activity 2017-305-FA

Identifier 2017-305-FA
Alternate names 17TST01, 17TST02, 17TST03, 17TST04, 17TST05
Purpose Equipment testing
Location St. Petersburg, Florida
Summary All data have been uploaded to the SFM-Working server.
Info derived Equipment testing prior to summer field work.
Comments Each vessel will collect specific data types and be assigned a sub-FAN, as follows: 17TST01- R/V Sallenger 17TST02- Twin Vee 17TST03- PWC1 17TST04- PWC2 17TST05- Navigation poles and wheels
Personal Water Craft (Blue WVR2 - Chum)
Blue WaveRunner; R/V Chum
Personal Water Craft (White WVR1 - Shark)
White WaveRunner, R/V Shark
26' Parker
Twin Vee (Jabba Jaw)
22-ft Twin Vee This boat has a carrying capacity of up to 1500 pounds and up to 7 people and a shallow draft (9 inches empty). This boat's cat hull design results in a smoother ride in choppy water, at the expense of a slightly deeper draft. This boat is powered by two Yamaha 70hp motors.
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2017-02-01
End St. Petersburg, FL 2017-02-28
West -82.74627686
East -82.45098877
North 27.86138748
South 27.69276578
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Christopher D Reich
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
Nancy T DeWitt
Scientist, Staff
Kyle W Kelso
Scientist, Staff
Joseph J Fredericks
Scientist, Staff
Andrew S Farmer
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Nancy T DeWitt
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Profiles, Bubble Gun, Sub Bottom Profiler, Multibeam, Sidescan, Single Beam

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Bubble Pulser Bubble Gun (no data reported)
GPS Pole Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)
F190 DGPS/IMU Navigation 1
Other Unknown, Multichannel, Boomer, Sub Bottom Profiler, Sparker, Bubble Gun, Air Gun / Water Gun, Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Sonobuoy (no data reported)
Chirp 512i Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
Bubble Pulser Hydrophone Streamer Cable Bubble Gun (no data reported)
Generic - Echosounder Single Beam 2
SeaBat T20 (WH) Multibeam 1
Sidescan Sonar Sidescan (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Madeira_Beach_2017_SBES_tracklines F190 DGPS/IMU Single-beam trackline shapefile in WGS84 Nancy Dewitt
Madeira_Beach_2017_SBES_20m_DEM Generic - Echosounder Single-beam bathymetry DEM, 20-m cell size, in WGS84 (ITRF08) Nancy Dewitt
Madeira_Beach_2017_SBES_xyz Generic - Echosounder Processed elevation point data (xyz) provided in both WGS84 (ITRF08) ellipsoid and NAD83 NAVD88 GEOID12B Nancy Dewitt
Madeira_Beach_2017_MBES_1m_xyz SeaBat T20 (WH) Processed elevation point data (xyz) as derived from a 1-meter grid provided in both WGS84 (ITRF08) ellipsoid and NAD83 NAVD88 GEOID12B Chelsea A Stalk


Samples collected during this field activity