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This Month's Field Activities - October 2019

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


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 2019-333-FA
Dates: September 24 to October 14
Location: Rockaway Beach, NY, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Miselis
Objectives: Geophysical shoreface mapping in support of beach and dune monitoring


Field Activity 2019-356-FA
Dates: September 24 to October 02
Location: Gulf of Mexico, offshore Mississippi
Chief Scientist: James Flocks
Objectives: To collect sediment core data used to ground truth geophysical data to characterize the geologic framework of the inner GOM shelf.


Field Activity 2019-358-FA
Dates: October 04 to October 08
Location: Biscayne Bay and Upper Florida Keys
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates, Christina Kellogg
Objectives: To survey prioritized mangrove habitats for the presence of corals growing on or under prop roots (searching for coral refugia).


Field Activity 2019-369-FA
Dates: October 09 to October 09
Location: Middle Tampa Bay, FL
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Collect samples from OCS V2 and download data.


Field Activity 2019-366-FA
Dates: October 15 to October 25
Location: St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith, John Lisle
Objectives: Collect sediment cores along elevation profiles and collect RTK surveys. Collect separate sediment cores for analysis of remineralization rates.


Field Activity 2019-367-FA
Dates: October 28 to November 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.


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