St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
This Month's Field Activities - May 2016
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Field Activity 2016-318-FADates: February 25 to March 31Location: Pacific Panama, Tropical Easter PacificChief Scientist: Lauren TothObjectives: Establish experiments on three coral reefs in the Gulf of Chriqui that will be used to monitor coral abundance, coral calcification, and bioerosion in relation to oceanographic variability over the next three years.
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 2016-320-FADates: May 05 to May 08Location: Northern Gulf of Mexico Chief Scientist: Caitlin ReynoldsObjectives: To collect and redeploy an ongoing sediment trap. Also take a CTD cast.
Field Activity 2016-331-FADates: May 10 to May 23Location: Grand Bay, AL/MSChief Scientist: Kathryn E Smith, Christopher Smith, Stanley Locker, Nicole KhanObjectives: To collect sediment cores and geophysical data to assess estuary history.
Field Activity 2016-334-FADates: May 11 to May 11Location: Indian Rocks Beach, Pinellas County, FLChief Scientist: Christopher SmithObjectives: Assess monitoring wells
Field Activity 2016-330-FADates: May 16 to May 28Location: St John, USVIChief Scientist: Kimberly YatesObjectives: Collect high resolution geochemistry and hydrodynamic data