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This Month's Field Activities - February 2018

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Field Activity 2016-363-DD
Dates: October 28 to December 31
Location: Madeira Beach, FL
Chief Scientist: Joseph Long, Jennifer Brown
Objectives: Collect imagery for quantifying coastal processes.

Field Activity 2017-330-FA
Dates: June 01 to October 01
Location: Kissimmee River Aquifer Storage and Recovery (KRASR) treatment facility, Okeechobee, FL
Chief Scientist: John Lisle
Objectives: Characterize microbial biogeochemistry of groundwater systems.

Field Activity 2017-341-FA
Dates: August 29 to December 29
Location: Lake Tulane, Avon Park, FL
Chief Scientist: Caitlin Reynolds
Objectives: Collect vertical water samples.

Field Activity 2018-306-FA
Dates: Jaunary 28 to February 03
Location: Florida Keys
Chief Scientist:
Objectives: Post-Hurricane Irma assessment of specific islands, quantify those impacts as best as possible (land loss / gain, elevation changes, loss of vegetation) and characterize the signature left by a storm to assist us in interpreting the down-core history

Field Activity 2018-309-FA
Dates: February 01 to February 01
Location: Tampa Bay, FL
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Take validation samples at OCS V2 site and replace PAR wiper and pump inflow head.

Field Activity 2017-373-FA
Dates: February 04 to February 14
Location: Looe Key Reef, Florida Keys
Chief Scientist: David Zawada, Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Sediment accumulation in area of survey

Field Activity 2018-311-FA
Dates: February 20 to February 23
Location: Tampa Bay, FL
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: To service the OCS V2 and collect sea water samples.

Field Activity 2018-312-FA
Dates: February 22 to February 22
Location: Madeira Beach, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Brown
Objectives: To collect aerial imagery for assessing the Structure-from-Motion technique for estimating coastal topography.

Field Activity 2018-303-FA
Dates: February 26 to March 15
Location: Pacific Panama, Tropical Eastern Pacific
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth
Objectives: Collect data from six coral reefs in the Gulf of Chiriqui and Gulf of Panama that will be used to monitor coral abundance, coral calcification, and bioerosion in relation to oceanographic variability over the next three years.

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