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This Month's Field Activities - March 2015

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Field Activity 2015-305-FA
Dates: February 09 to March 13
Location: Leesburg, FL (Buggs Creek Pond)
Chief Scientist: Other
Objectives: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) funded project to measure the acoustic character of different sound sources used for marine geophysics.


Field Activity 2015-302-FA
Dates: March 01 to March 05
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Chief Scientist: Caitlin Reynolds
Objectives: To collect and redeploy an ongoing Sediment Trap.


Field Activity 2015-304-FA
Dates: March 15 to March 21
Location: Everglades National Park (ENP), specifically Lostman's River and portions of Shark River
Chief Scientist: Mark Erik Hansen
Objectives: To perform an interferometric swath bathymetric survey of Lostmans River and unmapped portions of the Shark River. The goal is to merge this data with previous swath surveys in this area for complete bathymetry coverage. This effort is needed for resource management and hydrologic modeling work in ENP.


Field Activity 2015-310-FA
Dates: March 18 to March 21
Location: Fire Island, NY
Chief Scientist: Cheryl Hapke
Objectives: On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment


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