Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: south side of Molokai, Hawaiian Islands, United States, North America, North Pacific;
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Affiliate Investigator(s): Mike Field - CMGP-Menlo Park
Information Specialist(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sediment coring in reef embayments and in the shallow lagoon inshore of coral reef. Purpose of sampling is to determine recent rates of sediment accumulation in areas where the reef health is degraded.
Start Date: 1999-04-14
Start Port/Location: Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI
End Date: 1999-04-14
End Port/Location: Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI
Equipment Used: DGPS, GPS - Handheld, Corer - gravity, Grab sampler
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: SCUBA diving was used to a max. depth of 60 feet. Most observations of coral and sampling will be accomplished by snorkeling. Each of the field party collected sediment samples and photographed the bottom. The fluff sampler, slide hammer corer, and grab sampler were tested on this cruise.
Staff: Robert Barton, Michael Bothner, Mike Field, Peter W. Gill, Joseph S. Newell
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Mike Field, Mike Bothner, Susie Cochran, Peter Gill, Hank Chezar, and Pat Chavez. Bob Barton and Joe Newell helped with mobilization and shipping of gear.