Field Activity 2019-322-FA

Identifier 2019-322-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 Martin and Brevard Counties, FL
Summary Collected beach elevation profiles and turtle nesting locations on 6 dates on Jensen Beach, 8 dates on Jupiter Island, and 10 dates on Melbourne Beach.
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. Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-320-FA
Related activities
2021-315-FA: Project
Start St. Petersburg, FL 2019-05-20
End St. Petersburg, FL 2019-09-27
Days in the field 24
West -80.71655273
East -80.0189209
North 28.19792656
South 26.90982467


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators David M Thompson
Crew members
David M Thompson
Scientist, Staff
Rangley C Mickey
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
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)
Ashtech ProFlex 800 GNSS Receiver Benchmarks, Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity