St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
This Month's Field Activities - October 2016
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Field Activity 2016-346-FADates: September 26 to October 07Location: Dry Tortugas Natl Park FLChief Scientist: Kimberly YatesObjectives: Collect Biogeochemical data on various benthic habitats surrounding the Ocean Carbon System (OCS)
Field Activity 2016-360-FADates: October 12 to October 18Location: St Lucie, FL, to NC/VA Line.Chief Scientist: Karen L M MorganObjectives: Collection of Post-Hurricane Matthew Oblique photography
Field Activity 2016-359-FADates: October 13 to October 15Location: Matanzas Inlet to Canaveral National SeashoreChief Scientist: Christopher Smith, Jennifer MiselisObjectives: Site visit to investigate overwash deposits as a result of Hurricane Matthew. Goals are to collect beach profiles, map overwash deposits, photograph impacts to the environment from the storm, collect sediment samples and cores of overwash deposits.
Field Activity 2016-358-FADates: October 18 to October 25Location: Grand Bay, MSChief Scientist: Kathryn E Smith, Nicole KhanObjectives: To deploy sediment tracers and sediment traps at erosion monitoring sites within Grand Bay marshes.
Field Activity 2016-357-FADates: October 24 to November 10Location: 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