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Field Activities - May 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 2018-330-FA
Dates: Jaunary 01 to December 31
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 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)
Research Project: Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Ilsa Kuffner
Objectives: Site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure coral and algal calcification rates.


Field Activity 2018-039-FA
Dates: April 30 to May 11
Location: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Research Project: Sound Source Verification
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Charles Worley, David Foster
Objectives: Test multibeam and seismic reflection systems for upcoming field work.


Field Activity 2018-005-FA
Dates: May 04 to May 04
Location: Taunton, MA
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Christopher Sherwood
Objectives: To collect high resolution images to use for topographic elevation measurements from two restored dam sites on the Mill River in Taunton MA.


Field Activity 2018-320-FA
Dates: May 07 to September 17
Location: Pinellas and Brevard Counties, FL
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Joseph Long
Objectives: The goal of this project is to assess sea turtle nesting response on different template designs for nourished beaches and how these differ from a and#34;natural beachand#34;.


Field Activity 2018-018-FA
Dates: May 07 to May 16
Location: Long Island Sound, Connecticut, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Research Project: CMG-WH Core Competency - Marine Technology
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Dann Blackwood, Seth Ackerman
Objectives: To collect ground truth sediment samples, video and photographs to help characterize the seafloor geology and biota


Field Activity 2018-326-FA
Dates: May 09 to May 17
Location: Andros, Bahamas
Research Project: Holocene Reef Geology
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth
Objectives: Conduct reef surveys and sample sub-fossil corals to determine the timing of Historic reef mortality on the coral reefs on the NE side of Andros Island, Bahamas


Field Activity 2018-625-FA
Dates: May 12 to May 19
Location: Salmon River and Cannon Beach, OR
Research Project: Tsunami Hazards, Modeling, and the Sedimentary Record
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Seanpaul La selle
Objectives: To map out, sample, and date tsunami deposits and subsidence events from past Cascadia earthquakes.


Field Activity 2018-631-FA
Dates: May 15 to May 19
Location: Nisqually River Delta, South Puget Sound, Washington
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Renee Takesue
Objectives: Characterize eelgrass plant status and trends and sedimentary organic matter composition near the marsh restoration area.


Field Activity 2018-333-FA
Dates: May 16 to May 18
Location: Middle Tampa Bay
Research Project: Climate Variability
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Validation of scientific instruments


Field Activity 2018-630-FA
Dates: May 17 to May 20
Location: Whidbey Island
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Andrew Stevens, Shawn Harrison, Eric Grossman
Objectives: Install and survey in fixed coastal camera system


Field Activity 2018-027-FA
Dates: May 21 to May 24
Location: Stellwagen Bank NMS
Research Project: National Seafloor Mapping and Benthic Habitat Studies: Atlantic
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Page Valentine
Objectives: Collect seabed sediment samples for geological mapping project


Field Activity 2018-637-FA
Dates: May 21 to May 21
Location: Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA, California
Research Project: High Energy Active Margins
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Patrick Barnard
Objectives: Monitor changes in beach sand volume and distribution


Field Activity 2018-001-FA
Dates: May 29 to June 15
Location: Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, United States, Atlantic Ocean
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Walter Barnhardt
Objectives: To collect geologic framework information from inner shelf and inlet (where possible) for coastal-change studies


Field Activity 2018-322-FA
Dates: May 30 to June 20
Location: Fire Island National Seashore, Long Island, NY
Research Project: Hurricane Sandy Supplemental Funding (Miselis)
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Miselis
Objectives: Reoccupy previous single-beam bathymetry survey tracklines, and acquire seismic sub bottom lines that traverse the surf zone by beach launching the 512i.


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