Field Activity 2017-340-FA

Identifier 2017-340-FA
Purpose To deploy ADCPs, current Profilers and turbidity sensor, as well as sediment collection and perform a bathymetry survey to study wave and ocean circulation and sediment suspension at the Crocker Reef, Islamorada.
Location Islamorada, Florida, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Summary Ocean Currents, Ocean Waves, Water Level, Grain Size, Water Depth, Sediment
Info derived Ocean Currents, Ocean Waves, Water Level, Grain Size, Water Depth, Sediment Concentration
Comments Time Series from Pressure Logger and ocean currents from ADCPs
Ford F-350 Dually White (GSA)
Start Islamorada, Florida 2017-11-27
End Islamorada, Florida 2017-12-04
West -80.5296
East -80.5147
North 24.9121
South 24.8952
Marine operations Yes
Scuba operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Kimberly K YatesPatricia (Soupy) A Dalyander
Crew members
Kimberly K Yates
Scientist, Staff
Nathan A Smiley
Scientist, Staff
Christopher S Moore
Scientist, Staff
Legna M Torres-Garcia
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Legna M Torres-Garcia
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Sampling, Time Series
Data type: Geology, Mooring (physical oceanography)

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Grab Sampler Biology, Geology 1
Other Unknown, Geology, Biology, Chemistry (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Mooring (physical oceanography), Biology Monitoring, Geochemical Monitoring (no data reported)


Datasets compiled from multiple sources

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
CrockerReef_GrainSize Grab Sampler Sediment grain size data from laser diffraction particle analysis and sieve analysis for all Crocker Reef field activities Legna M Torres-Garcia


Samples collected during this field activity