St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
This Month's Field Activities - October 2014
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Field Activity 2014-325-FADates: September 26 to October 13Location: Fire Island, NYChief Scientist: Cheryl HapkeObjectives: To collect nearshore bathymetry and sub-surface geology data to assess the impacts of Hurricane Sandy.
Field Activity 2014-322-FADates: October 18 to October 31Location: Chincoteague Bay, Assateague Island, MD and VAChief Scientist: Christopher SmithObjectives: Hurricane Sandy supplemental funding project GS-2A (Wetland Physical Change) - Characterize the surficial sediment of washover fans and back-barrier marshes and integrate data into vulnerability assessments. Estuarine Physical Response project - Collect and analyze surficial sediment for integration into estuarine model and establish a baseline dataset for future response scenarios.
Field Activity 2014-328-FADates: October 26 to November 01Location: desert north of Tucson, AZChief Scientist: Dale GriffinObjectives: To collect baseline information for Coccidioides immitis in the atmosphere