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This Month's Field Activities - May 2016

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Field Activity 2016-318-FA
Dates: February 25 to March 31
Location: Pacific Panama, Tropical Easter Pacific
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth
Objectives: 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-FA
Dates: March 28 to May 02
Location: Duck, NC, USA
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Brown
Objectives: To collect field observations of wave runup and beach morphology during storms.

Field Activity 2016-320-FA
Dates: May 05 to May 08
Location: Northern Gulf of Mexico
Chief Scientist: Caitlin Reynolds
Objectives: To collect and redeploy an ongoing sediment trap. Also take a CTD cast.

Field Activity 2016-331-FA
Dates: May 10 to May 23
Location: Grand Bay, AL/MS
Chief Scientist: Kathryn E Smith, Christopher Smith, Stanley Locker, Nicole Khan
Objectives: To collect sediment cores and geophysical data to assess estuary history.

Field Activity 2016-334-FA
Dates: May 11 to May 11
Location: Indian Rocks Beach, Pinellas County, FL
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith
Objectives: Assess monitoring wells

Field Activity 2016-330-FA
Dates: May 16 to May 28
Location: St John, USVI
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Collect high resolution geochemistry and hydrodynamic data

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