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This Month's Field Activities - May 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 2017-311-FA
Dates: April 17 to May 15
Location: Biscayne National Park, Fowey Rocks Light (Homestead, FL) FKNMS, Crocker Reef (Islamorada, FL) FKNMS, Sombrero Reef (Marathon, FL) Dry Tortugas National Park (Key West, FL)
Chief Scientist: Ilsa Kuffner
Objectives: Site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure coral and algal calcification rates

Field Activity 2017-307-FA
Dates: May 01 to May 05
Location: Hen and Chickens Reef, Florida Keys
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth
Objectives: To conduct carbonate budget surveys and measure the density of eroded coral colonies on Hen and Chickens Reef

Field Activity 2017-325-FA
Dates: May 08 to May 09
Location: Government Cut/Miami Beach
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth
Objectives: Collecting coral framework samples (hand collection) from dredging outcrop exposure.

Field Activity 2017-322-FA
Dates: May 15 to May 24
Location: Biscayne Bay and Lower Keys
Chief Scientist: Nicole Khan
Objectives: To survey elevations of previously collected surface samples and cores and collect new transects of surface samples along environmental gradients to interpret Holocene sediment cores.

Field Activity 2017-316-FA
Dates: May 15 to May 19
Location: Miami, FL
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth, Stanley Locker
Objectives: To gather geologic structure information related to rock-coral sampling sites in the Miami ship channel. Acquire subbottom profiles crossing the inner shelf at the Miami ship channel. Also collect multibeam imagery.

Field Activity 2017-320-FA
Dates: May 18 to May 18
Location: Lake Tulane, Avon Park, FL
Chief Scientist: Caitlin Reynolds
Objectives: Collect vertical water samples.

Field Activity 2017-328-FA
Dates: May 22 to June 04
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 2017-321-FA
Dates: May 23 to May 26
Location: Fire Island, NY
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Miselis
Objectives: On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment

Field Activity 2017-323-FA
Dates: May 31 to June 14
Location: Leg 1: Eastern Chenier Plain and Marsh Island
Chief Scientist: James Flocks
Objectives: Collect single beam bathymetry and seismic profiles along the Louisiana Chenier Plain coastline from Marsh Island to Sabine Pass, TX.

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