St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

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Date published: March 26, 2019

Core and Sediment Sample Database

Map viewer of St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center's core and samples database. Includes coral cores, sediment cores, and sediment samples.

Date published: March 22, 2019

Internet Map Server and GIS Data

An internet map server and downloadable list of GIS data being served by the Coastal/Marine Hazards and Resources Program.

Date published: March 21, 2019

Cold-water coral microbiomes (Astrangia poculata) from Narragansett Bay: sequence data

The files provided in this data release are the DNA sequence files referenced in Goldsmith and others (2019), which represent a 16S ribosomal ribonucleic acid (rRNA) gene amplicon survey of Astrangia poculata microbiomes completed using Sanger dideoxy sequencing. The coral samples were collected from Narragansett Bay at Fort Wetherill State Park, Jamestown, Rhode Island in 2015 and

Date published: March 13, 2019

Underwater temperature data collected from off-shore coral reefs of the Florida Keys, U.S.A.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies (CREST) project ( provides science that helps resource managers tasked with the stewardship of coral reef resources. Coral reef organisms are very sensitive to high and low water-temperature extremes. It is critical to precisely know water...

Date published: March 1, 2019

Sedimentary Data From Grand Bay, Alabama/Mississippi, 2014-2016

This data release is an archive of sedimentary field and laboratory analytical data collected in Grand Bay, Alabama/Mississippi from 2014-2016 by scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center (USGS SPCMSC). This work, a component of the SPCMSC’s Sea-level and Storm Impacts on Estuarine Environments and Shorelines (SSIEES) project

Date published: February 26, 2019

Archive of Chirp Subbottom Profile Data Collected in June 2018 From Fire Island, New York

Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducted a long-term, coastal morphologic-change study at Fire Island, New York, prior to and after Hurricane Sandy impacted the area in October 2012. The Fire Island Coastal System Change project ( objectives include understanding the morphologic...

Date published: February 11, 2019

2008–2017 ‪Globigerinoides ruber Sediment Trap Data Collected from the Gulf of Mexico‬

This data release includes results of a high-resolution (1–2 weeks) and long-term sediment trap time series collected from the northern Gulf of Mexico. This dataset allows for a detailed assessment of the seasonal distribution, size, morphological variability and geochemistry of co-occurring pink and white chromotypes of the shallow-water foraminifera, Globigerinoides ruber. The flux of both...

Date published: December 19, 2018

Projected Seafloor Elevation Change in the Upper Florida Keys, Florida: 25, 50, 75, and 100 years from 2002

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center conducted research to quantify the combined effect of all constructive and destructive processes on modern coral reef ecosystems by measuring regional-scale changes in seafloor elevation in the Upper Florida Keys, Florida, including both coral-dominated habitats and adjacent, non-coral-dominated habitats.

Date published: November 30, 2018

Coastal Bathymetry Data Collected in June 2018 from Fire Island, New York: Wilderness Breach and Shoreface

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center in St. Petersburg, Florida, conducted a bathymetric survey of Fire Island, New York, June 2?17, 2018. The U.S. Geological Survey is involved in a post-Hurricane Sandy effort to map and monitor the morphologic evolution of the wilderness breach and the adjacent shoreface environment. During this

Date published: November 15, 2018

Coastal Bathymetry Data Collected in 2016 From the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana

This USGS data release provides 437-line kilometers (km) of processed single-beam bathymetry (SBB) and Interferometric Bathymetry (IFB) data collected under USGS Field Activity Number (FAN) 2016-335-FA. This FAN encompasses two subfans each of which represents one research vessel (RV); the RV Sallenger (16BIM01) and the RV Jabba Jaw (16BIM02). The SBB and IFB point data (xyz) are provided in...

Date published: October 23, 2018

Presence of Microbes and the Distribution of Climatic, Environmental, and Geochemical Variables

This web application allows users to make comparisons between national scale environmental datasets and Bacillus species and Bacillus anthracis detection results. The datasets include soil physical, chemical, and mineralogical data, current and historical climate data, landcover, and biological surveys.

Date published: October 1, 2018

Subbottom and Sidescan Sonar Data Acquired in 2015 From Grand Bay, Mississippi and Alabama

From May 28 to June 3, 2015, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducted a geophysical survey to investigate the geologic evolution and estuarine sediment thickness in Grand Bay, Alabama and Mississippi. Specific objectives were to document the age and accumulation patterns of estuarine sediment to advance our understanding of sediment exchange with the adjacent marsh and sources of sed