St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
This Month's Field Activities - April 2016
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Field Activity 2016-328-FADates: March 28 to May 02Location: Duck, NC, USAChief Scientist: Jennifer BrownObjectives: To collect field observations of wave runup and beach morphology during storms.
Field Activity 2016-329-FADates: March 28 to April 07Location: Duck, NCChief Scientist: Joseph Long, Jennifer BrownObjectives: To test a mobile video camera systems for obtaining measurements of wave runup and beach topography.
Field Activity 2016-322-FADates: April 04 to April 17Location: Fire Island, NYChief Scientist: Jennifer MiselisObjectives: 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-FADates: April 04 to April 06Location: Old Tampa Bay/Safety Harbor, FloridaChief Scientist: Christopher Smith, Marci MarotObjectives: Examine effects of sediment resuspension on Pyrodinium cysts distribution and viability.
Field Activity 2016-323-FADates: April 17 to April 26Location: 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 KuffnerObjectives: Site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure coral and algal calcification rates
Field Activity 2016-321-FADates: April 19 to April 29Location: Chasshowitzka National Wildlife RefugeChief Scientist: Kathryn E Smith, Nicole KhanObjectives: Test a field-based method for quantifying marsh shoreline erosion and sediment transport.