Field Activity 95SSF02

Identifier 95SSF02
Alternate names G-2-95-FL
Purpose Understand the geologic evolution of the coast and inner cont. shelf and aid in coastal management By investigating the subsurface sediment facies present on the shelf and determine the relationship among facies and with the underlying carbonate platform.
Location West-central Florida shelf; Anclote Key (north) and Venice Inlet to the, Florida to 30 km offshore., Florida
Summary 123 cores collected and analyzed from Oct. 1994 to Sept. 1997 3 cores collected associated with the Indian Rocks Beach portion of project in 1995.
Info derived Grain size, calcium carbonate content and total organic content for all cores. Select samples mineralogy by XRD analysis and age dating by carbon 14 or Sr-isotope ratio.
Projects
Other (Other)
Platform
G.K. Gilbert
40'
Itinerary
Start Tampa Bay, FL 1995-01-01
End Tampa Bay, FL 1995-01-01
Bounds
West -82.908
East -82.90662
North 27.93887
South 27.9381

Personnel

Organization
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Organization
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL33701-4846
(727) 502-8000
Affiliate principal Guy Gelfenbaum

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Navigation, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
GPS Navigation (no data reported)
Vibracorer Geology 1

Datasets

Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Core descriptions Vibracorer Nancy T DeWitt

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity