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This Month's Field Activities - June 2019

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Field Activity 2018-302-DD
Dates: April 13 to December 31
Location: Sand Key, FL
Chief Scientist:

Field Activity 2019-303-FA
Dates: February 05 to November 30
Location: Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve,Mississippi and Alabama, United States, Gulf of Mexico
Chief Scientist: Kathryn Smith, Christopher Smith
Objectives: Retrieve and redeploy sediment plates and water level loggers. Also collect shoreline positions.

Field Activity 2019-322-FA
Dates: May 20 to September 27
Location: Martin and Brevard Counties, FL
Chief Scientist: David Thompson
Objectives: The goal of this project is to assess sea turtle nesting response on different template designs for nourished beaches and how these differ from a and#34;natural beachand#34;.

Field Activity 2019-325-FA
Dates: May 30 to June 08
Location: St. Marks, Florida
Chief Scientist: James Flocks
Objectives: Florida Mapping Project: TBD

Field Activity 2019-336-FA
Dates: June 10 to June 14
Location: Middle Tampa Bay
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Retrieve OCS V2 instrument package from middle Tampa Bay and then redeploy it a day or two later.

Field Activity 2019-330-FA
Dates: June 11 to June 14
Location: North Topsail Beach and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Chief Scientist: Karen L M Morgan, Jennifer Brown
Objectives: To collect GPS data at ground control points (GCP) to further validate existing SFM model.

Field Activity 2019-326-FA
Dates: June 14 to July 03
Location: Santa Rosa Island, FL
Chief Scientist: James Flocks
Objectives: Seafloor change/sediment budget assessment, Gulf Islands National Seashore (Santa Rosa Island, FL)

Field Activity 2019-321-FA
Dates: June 17 to June 29
Location: Buck Island Reef National Monument, St. Croix, USVI
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth, Ilsa Kuffner
Objectives: Primary purpose is installation of three new sites, extending the coral-calcification assessment network to another NPS unit in the U.S. Virgin Islands: Buck Island Reef National Monument (BUIS).

Field Activity 2019-338-FA
Dates: June 17 to June 21
Location: Tampa Bay
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Recover OCS V2 and redeploy it after a cleaning it up.

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