Field Activity 2021-304-FA

Identifier 2021-304-FA
Purpose Reconnaissance/ground truthing in support of a study that seeks to investigate the past evolution of the Pinellas barrier islands using computer models informed by geology from field sites, including Anclote Key, Honeymoon Island, Caladesi Island, Mullet Key, and Cabbage Key.
Location Pinellas County, Florida Gulf coast, US
Summary Ground truth of planned core sites and GPR lines. Updated GPS positions of target core locations using handheld Garmin GPS. See 2021-308-FA for additional information.
Info derived Availability of survey benchmarks, access, terrain types, visual geomorphology
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.
Ford F-250 Stone Grey
Start Palm Harbor, FL 2021-01-28
End Palm Harbor, FL 2021-01-29
Days in the field 3
West -82.88497925
East -82.68859863
North 28.24390842
South 27.60445387
Marine operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Jennifer L MiselisDaniel J Ciarletta
Crew members
Julie C Bernier
Scientist, Staff
Daniel J Ciarletta
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Julie C Bernier
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Visual Identification
Data type: Photo, Ground Truthing

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Digital Camera Photo, Video (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Species ID, Ground Truthing, Submersible Observations (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity