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This Month's Field Activities - April 2016

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Field Activity 2016-328-FA
Dates: March 28 to May 02
Location: Duck, NC, USA
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Brown
Objectives: To collect field observations of wave runup and beach morphology during storms.

Field Activity 2016-329-FA
Dates: March 28 to April 07
Location: Duck, NC
Chief Scientist: Joseph Long, Jennifer Brown
Objectives: To test a mobile video camera systems for obtaining measurements of wave runup and beach topography.

Field Activity 2016-322-FA
Dates: April 04 to April 17
Location: Fire Island, NY
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Miselis
Objectives: Ongoing post-Sandy beach recovery assessment; GPR survey and vibracore collection to characterize alongshore geologic variability and integrate onshore geology with surf zone and nearshore datasets

Field Activity 2016-327-FA
Dates: April 04 to April 06
Location: Old Tampa Bay/Safety Harbor, Florida
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith, Marci Marot
Objectives: Examine effects of sediment resuspension on Pyrodinium cysts distribution and viability.

Field Activity 2016-323-FA
Dates: April 17 to April 26
Location: Biscayne National Park, Fowey Rocks Light (Homestead, FL) FKNMS, Crocker Reef (Islamorada, FL) FKNMS, Crocker Reef (Key Largo, FL) FKNMS, Sombrero Reef (Marathon, FL) Dry Tortugas National Park (Key West, FL)
Chief Scientist: Ilsa Kuffner
Objectives: Site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure coral and algal calcification rates

Field Activity 2016-321-FA
Dates: April 19 to April 29
Location: Chasshowitzka National Wildlife Refuge
Chief Scientist: Kathryn E Smith, Nicole Khan
Objectives: Test a field-based method for quantifying marsh shoreline erosion and sediment transport.

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