Field Activity 2022-330-FA

Identifier 2022-330-FA
Purpose Measure waves, currents and runup to improve Total Water Level forecasts.
Location Isla Verde and Dorado, Puerto Rico
Info derived wave parameters, currents, water levels and runup
Start Dorado, Puerto Rico 2022-08-08
End Isla Verde, Puerto Rico 2022-08-16
Days in the field 7
Activity events
Start date End date Description
2022-08-08 2022-08-16 Deployment of cameras and Spotter buoys at both Dorado and Isla Verde. Included topographic and ground control point GPS surveys at both location. Also, reconnaissance dive along main transect and both the east and west sides of the bay at Dorado. Legna Torres-Garcia, Mark Buckley, Meg Palmsten, Dave Thompson, Justin Birchler, BJ Reynolds, Priscilla Vargas-Babilonia and Luis Perez-Squeo
2022-10-19 2022-10-26 Deployment of ADCPs, pressure sensors, turbidity sensors and echologgers at Dorado. Swap of Dorado Spotter. And check on Isla Verde Spotter. Legna Torres-Garcia, Dave Thompson, Priscilla Vargas-Babilonia, BJ Reynolds and Ben Galbraith
West -66.32445277
East -65.96331351
North 18.50565666
South 18.40926076
Marine operations Yes
Scuba operations Yes


600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Principal investigators Legna M Torres-GarciaMark BuckleyMargaret L Palmsten
Crew members
Billy J Reynolds
Scientist, Staff
David M Thompson
Scientist, Staff
Justin J Birchler
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
David M Thompson
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Time Series, Location-Elevation, Imagery, Environmental Data
Data type: Mooring (physical oceanography), Transects, Video, Wave, Current

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
RBR Virtuoso pressure sensor Current, Depth, ORP, Turbidity, pH, Dissolved Oxygen, Fluorescence, Conductivity, Tide, Wave, Pressure (no data reported)
Sofar Spotter buoy Meteorology, Pressure, Temperature, Wave (no data reported)
Pressure Logger Mooring (physical oceanography) (no data reported)
GPS Backpack Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)
Digital Video Video (no data reported)
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) Current, Depth, Pressure, Temperature, Tide, Wave (no data reported)
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) Current, Depth, Pressure, Temperature, Tide, Wave (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity