St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
This Month's Field Activities - October 2014
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Field Activity 2014-325-FADates: September 26 to October 13Location: Fire Island, NYChief Scientist: Cheryl HapkeObjectives: To collect nearshore bathymetry and sub-surface geology data to assess the impacts of Hurricane Sandy.
Field Activity 2014-330-FADates: October 05 to October 06Location: Montauk, NY to the NC/VA borderChief Scientist: Karen L M MorganObjectives: Oblique Aerial photography in the Impact Area of Hurricane Sandy
Field Activity 2014-322-FADates: October 18 to October 31Location: Chincoteague Bay, Assateague Island, MD and VAChief Scientist: Christopher SmithObjectives: Hurricane Sandy supplemental funding project GS-2A (Wetland Physical Change) - Characterize the surficial sediment of washover fans and back-barrier marshes and integrate data into vulnerability assessments. Estuarine Physical Response project - Collect and analyze surficial sediment for integration into estuarine model and establish a baseline dataset for future response scenarios.
Field Activity 2014-328-FADates: October 26 to November 01Location: desert north of Tucson, AZChief Scientist: Dale GriffinObjectives: To collect baseline information for Coccidioides immitis in the atmosphere
Field Activity 2014-332-FADates: October 27 to November 14Location: Biscayne National Park, Fowey Rocks Light (Homestead, FL)
FKNMS, Crocker Reef (Islamorada, FL)
FKNMS, Crocker Reef (Key Largo, FL)
FKNMS, Sombrero Reef (Marathon, FL)
FKNMS, Looe Key coral nursery (Summerland Key, FL)
Dry Tortugas National Park (Key West, FL)Chief Scientist: Ilsa KuffnerObjectives: Site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure coral and algal calcification rates