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Sampling Site GCE10 (Hunt Camp)

Site Description  

Name: Hunt Camp

Location: Sapelo Island, Georgia, USA

Description: Barrier island/marsh site on western Sapelo Island. This site is located at the upper reaches of the Duplin River, and is within the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve. Existing well fields border small marsh area to northwest, some wells have been installed to south end of hammock where marsh is more extensive and permanent plots are located. Two existing hydrographic sondes and weather stations within this site are operated by SINERR (Hunt Camp dock) and UGAMI (flume dock).

Access Information: Access by road from Sapelo. (Ownership: Georgia DNR, SINERR)

Restrictions: Avoid accessing site during managed hunts on Sapelo, usually held October-December (contact Dorset Hurley at 912-485-2251 or UGAMI for hunt dates).

Vegetation: Vegetation mostly tall and medium Spartina alterniflora, with some Juncus present. Upland heavily forested.

Fauna: Littoraria and Geukensia common.

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Site Geographic Description

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Rectangular Bounding Box Coordinates:

Corner Latitude, Longitude (deg)

Southwest
Northwest
Northeast
Southeast

31.462320, -81.295506
31.497026, -81.295506
31.497026, -81.258908
31.462320, -81.258908

Polygon Area:  729.43 hectares

Polygon Center:  31.481690, -81.275928

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.