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This Month's Field Activities - April 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 2018-310-FA
Dates: April 02 to April 06
Location: Buck Island Reef National Monument, St. Croix, USVI
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth, Ilsa Kuffner
Objectives: Primary purpose is reconnaissance of potential field sites for calcification and carbonate-budget experiments. Secondary goal is qualitative assessment of Hurricanes Irma and Maria impacts to coral reef ecosystem resources for NPS unit BUIS.

Field Activity 2018-325-FA
Dates: April 11 to April 12
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 2018-321-FA
Dates: April 16 to April 20
Location: Tampa Bay
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Service and discrete sample in-situ equipment

Field Activity 2018-328-FA
Dates: April 19 to April 19
Location: Sand Key, FL
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Brown
Objectives: Collect ground control point (GCP) GPS data for and#34;sandkeyand#34; video coastal monitoring station (2018-302-DD).

Field Activity 2018-327-FA
Dates: April 23 to May 12
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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