Donated data 2022-345-DD

Identifier 2022-345-DD
Alternate names Reef Sediments ARG
Data provider Ian Hewson, Cornell University (compiled from various other collaborators on an urchin project)
Location Caribbean reefs around the islands of: Turks and Caicos Islands, Puerto Rico, St. John, St. Croix, Saba, and Grenada
Summary 24 surface sediment samples collected from reef areas in the vicinity of urchins by divers scooping ~2g into a sterile 50 ml tube and closing it underwater. Sediments frozen at -20C until processed.
Info derived Presence and diversity of microbial antibiotic resistance genes (ARG)
Comments Various Caribbean partners collected the sediment samples (along with urchin samples) and shipped them to Ian Hewson. No way of knowing when they were shore diving vs. using a small boat.
Start (port not specified) 2022-04-07
End (port not specified) 2022-05-29
West -72.3539
East -61.7681
North 21.823
South 11.9975


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Data types and categories

Data category: Sampling
Data type: Biology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Hand grab sampling Geology, Biology, Chemistry (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity