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This Month's Field Activities - September 2016

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Field Activity 2016-351-FA
Dates: August 30 to September 03
Location: Assateague Island, VA & MD
Chief Scientist: Nathaniel Plant
Objectives: Collect gps elevations in order to calibrate and groundtruth corresponding LiDAR survey.


Field Activity 2016-353-FA
Dates: August 31 to September 02
Location: Sunset Beach, FL
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Brown
Objectives: Collect observations from TD9 of wave runup, topography and coastal change.


Field Activity 2016-349-FA
Dates: September 06 to September 11
Location: Indian River Lagoon, Florida
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith
Objectives: Evaluating the spatial variability of groundwater discharge in the surface waters of Indian River Lagoon, Fla.


Field Activity 2016-350-FA
Dates: September 07 to September 07
Location: Old Tampa Bay/Safety Harbor, Florida
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith, Marci Marot
Objectives: Examine effects of sediment resuspension on Pyrodinium cysts distribution and viability.


Field Activity 2016-354-FA
Dates: September 07 to September 07
Location: Navarre, FL Gulf Barrier Islands, Dauphin Island, Petit Bois Island, Ship Island, Horn Islands, Cat Island, Chandeleur Islands, Breton Island.
Chief Scientist: Karen L M Morgan
Objectives: Baseline Oblique Aerial Photographes.


Field Activity 2016-338-FA
Dates: September 12 to September 27
Location: Leg 1: Eastern Chenier Plain and Marsh Island
Chief Scientist: James Flocks
Objectives: Collect single beam bathymetry along the Louisiana Chenier Plain coastline from Marsh Island to Sabine Pass, TX


Field Activity 2016-356-FA
Dates: September 15 to September 15
Location: Chassahowitzka, FL
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith, Nicole Khan
Objectives: Assess impacts to Nature Coast marshes from Hurricane Hermine


Field Activity 2016-355-FA
Dates: September 22 to September 22
Location: Waccasassa Bay, FL
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith, Terrence McCloskey
Objectives: Collect surface sediment, porewater samples, and visual observations.


Field Activity 2016-352-FA
Dates: September 26 to September 29
Location: Fire Island, NY
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Miselis
Objectives: On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment


Field Activity 2016-346-FA
Dates: September 26 to October 07
Location: Dry Tortugas Natl Park FL
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Collect Biogeochemical data on various benthic habitats surrounding the Ocean Carbon System (OCS)


Field Activity 2014-320-FA
Dates: September 26 to September 29
Location: Fire Island, NY
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Miselis
Objectives: On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment


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