Field Activity 2018-320-FA

Identifier 2018-320-FA
Purpose The goal of this project is to assess sea turtle nesting response on different template designs for nourished beaches and how these differ from a "natural beach".
Location Pinellas and Brevard Counties, FL
Summary GPS Elevations
Info derived Beach elevation profiles and sea turtle nesting locations.
Comments Platform: Honda SxS 700-4 UTV Vehicle: Ford F-350 Dually - Silver (GSA) This FAN covers multiple surveys for the same project. On the first week of each month, surveys will be conducted on one day in Pinellas County and on the second week of each month, for two days in Brevard County.
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2018-05-07
End St. Petersburg, FL 2018-09-17
Days in the field n/a
West -82.96935831
East -80.16174113
North 28.4827678
South 27.70376681


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Joseph W Long
Crew members
David M Thompson
Scientist, Staff
Joseph W Long
Scientist, Staff
Rangley C Mickey
Scientist, Staff
Jenna A Brown
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
David M Thompson
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Ann Marie Lauritsen - USFWS

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: Navigation, Transects

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
SP80 GNSS Receiver Data has been grouped with and is available on other GPS receiver equipment Benchmarks, Navigation (no data expected)
Collapsible Tripod Benchmarks, Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
GPS Pole Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data expected)
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity