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Field Activities - February 2018

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Field Activity 2016-363-DD
Dates: October 28 to December 31
Location: Madeira Beach, FL
Research Project: National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards - NACCH
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
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
Research Project: National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards - NACCH
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
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
Research Project: Climate Variability
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Caitlin Reynolds
Objectives: Collect vertical water samples.


Field Activity 2017-686-FA
Dates: October 23 to May 31
Location: Shelf NW of Oceanside, CA
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jonathan Warrick
Objectives: Geophysical investigations of shallow sediment cover on the shelf in support of sand resource quantification


Field Activity 2018-601-FA
Dates: Jaunary 06 to February 09
Location: Hikurangi Trench, offshore New Zealnd
Research Project: Coastal and marine earthquake, tsunami, and landslide active margin field studies
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jared Kluesner
Objectives: Collect 3D seismic data along the Hikurangi trench for subduction zone science.


Field Activity 2018-602-FA
Dates: Jaunary 20 to February 18
Location: Rio Grande Rise, SW Atlantic
Research Project: Pacific EEZ Minerals
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: James Hein
Objectives: Collect samples of ferromanganese crusts and phosphorites from Rio Grande Rise


Field Activity 2018-306-FA
Dates: Jaunary 28 to February 03
Location: Florida Keys
Research Project: Pacific EEZ Minerals
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
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
Research Project: Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
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
Research Project: Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: David Zawada, Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Sediment accumulation in area of survey


Field Activity 2018-611-FA
Dates: February 05 to February 06
Location: Ocean Beach (San Francisco), CA
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jonathan Warrick
Objectives: Ground Control Points for structure from motion


Field Activity 2018-311-FA
Dates: February 20 to February 23
Location: Tampa Bay, FL
Research Project: Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: To service the OCS V2 and collect sea water samples.


Field Activity 2018-003-FA
Dates: February 21 to February 23
Location: Great Marsh, Barnstable MA
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Kevin Kroeger
Objectives: To create a base map of elevation to aid in carbon budget modeling.


Field Activity 2018-004-FA
Dates: February 21 to February 23
Location: Sage Lot Pond, Waquoit MA
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Kevin Kroeger
Objectives: Creating a high resolution elevation map for use in carbon sequestration models.


Field Activity 2018-312-FA
Dates: February 22 to February 22
Location: Madeira Beach, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico
Research Project: Rapid Response Surveys
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Brown
Objectives: To collect aerial imagery for assessing the Structure-from-Motion technique for estimating coastal topography.


Field Activity 2018-015-FA
Dates: February 25 to February 26
Location: Plum Island
Research Project: Estuarine Processes, Hazards, and Ecosystems
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Neil Kamal Ganju
Objectives: Weand#39;ll be collecting high resolution imagery to create DEMand#39;s, point clouds and orthophotos for marsh stability modeling.


Field Activity 2018-614-FA
Dates: February 26 to March 01
Location: Offshore San Diego
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Other
Objectives: Investigating the extent of sediment plumes created by mining


Field Activity 2018-303-FA
Dates: February 26 to March 15
Location: Pacific Panama, Tropical Eastern Pacific
Research Project: Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
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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