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This Month's Field Activities - August 2016

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Field Activity 2016-348-FA
Dates: August 01 to August 10
Location: Grand Bay, Alabama
Chief Scientist: Kathryn E Smith, Christopher Smith, Nicole Khan
Objectives: Set up platforms to sample sediment traps without causing disturbance to the traps. Deploy moorings to monitor hydrodynamics and sediment transport. Ground-truth a past QTC bottom type survey.

Field Activity 2016-332-FA
Dates: August 15 to August 26
Location: Western Sambo and Sand Key Reefs, Lower Florida Keys
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth
Objectives: Collecting cores of coral-reef framework (drill coring)

Field Activity 2016-349-FA
Dates: August 29 to September 09
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 2016-351-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.

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