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ID 11CEV04
Also Known As V-04-11-BM
Abstract United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida. Chief Scientist: Ryan Moyer. Field surveys of in situ corals, rock coring, soft sediment coring data of field activity 11CEV04 (V-04-11-BM) in Bermuda from 10/24/2011 to 11/07/2011
Organization United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida
Chief Scientist Ryan Moyer
Activity Type Field surveys of in situ corals, rock coring, soft sediment coring
Area of Operation Bermuda
Bounding Coordinates
-67.75000     -62.25000
Ports LEAVE Bermuda
ARRIVE Bermuda
Dates 10/24/2011 (JD 297) to 11/07/2011 (JD 311)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Information Specialist
Ryan Moyer
Ryan Moyer
The purpose of the proposed work is to generate high-resolution records of 
sea-level change in Bermuda over the last 2000 years using mangrove sediments 
and consolidated limestone sediments comprised largely of dead coral 
skeletons.This study will provide the first direct comparison of these 
independent approaches and an extended instrumental (tide gauge) record. This 
study will be the first to directly compare the two methods in the same location 
and will serve to validate them both. Additionally, high resolution records of 
sea-level change spanning the last 2000 years provide an appropriate context for 
current and predicted changes. Such reconstructions also provide important 
constraints on future projections of sea-level rise.
Information to be Derived
Coral species, Coral colony morphology, depth below water surface, position 
relative to sea level, Growth history
USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s):
NASA ROSES, Coastal and Marine Geology
Research Topic:
Climate and Environmental Variability
Sea Level Rise Studies; private vessel used.
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11CEV04 location map of where navigation 

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