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This Month's Field Activities - September 2017

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Field Activity 2016-363-DD
Dates: October 28 to October 28
Location: Madeira Beach, FL
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Brown
Objectives: To collect imagery that will subsequently be input into a photo/video collection.

Field Activity 2017-318-FA
Dates: Jaunary 19 to Jaunary 31
Location: Southern Tampa Bay. Depart from Bishops Harbor Boat Ramp
Chief Scientist: Lisa Robbins
Objectives: Investigate impacts of ocean acidification and water chemistry on shellfish production in Tampa Bay.

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 2017-344-FA
Dates: September 05 to September 15
Location: Fire Island, NY
Chief Scientist: Cheryl Hapke
Objectives: To survey nearshore bathymetry and subaerial topography in and around the Wilderness Breach on eastern Fire Island, NY. 15 beach profile elevations along Fire Island will also be surveyed.

Field Activity 2017-347-FA
Dates: September 14 to September 14
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 2017-340-FA
Dates: September 14 to September 25
Location: Islamorada, Florida, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates, Patricia (Soupy) Dalyander
Objectives: To deploy ADCPs, current Profilers and turbidity sensor, as well as sediment collection and perform a bathymetry survey to study wave and ocean circulation and sediment suspension at the Crocker Reef, Islamorada.

Field Activity 2017-343-FA
Dates: September 19 to October 05
Location: Pacific Panama
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.

Field Activity 2017-342-FA
Dates: September 25 to October 06
Location: Indian River Lagoon, Florida
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith
Objectives: Map radon, salinity and water temperature, collect CRP, and ert data, water samples and sediment surface grabs. To look at submarine groundwater discharge.

Field Activity 2017-346-FA
Dates: September 28 to October 06
Location: Grand Bay, MS
Chief Scientist: Kathryn E Smith
Objectives: To collect sediment tracers and sediment traps at erosion monitoring sites within Grand Bay marshes and remove boardwalks.

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