Field Activity 96SSF01

Identifier 96SSF01
Alternate names G-1-96-FL
Purpose Understand the geologic evolution of the coast and inner continental shelf and by investigating the subsurface sediment facies present on the underlying carbonate platform.
Location West-Central Florida Shelf; Anclote Key (North) and Venice Inlet to the South, up to 30 km offshore., Florida
Summary 123 cores collected and analyzed from Oct. 1994 to Sept. 1997. 20 cores collected in association with the USGS 1996 portion of the project.
Info derived Grain size, calcium carbonate conetent and total organic content for all cores. Select smaples mineralogy by XRD analysis and age dating by carbon 14 or Sr-isotope ratio.
Comments Part of a project which began in October 1994 and ended in September 1997.
G.K. Gilbert
Start Tampa Bay, FL 1996-01-01
End Tampa Bay, FL 1996-01-01
West -83.67359161
East -82.29739006
North 29.12967129
South 26.84775927


University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
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
Vibracorer Geology 1
GPS Navigation (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

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


Samples collected during this field activity