USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-054-FA

Other ID: MK-0401; IB A-2-01-MK

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Kamiloloa, Pala'au, Molokai, Hawaii, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s): Michael Field - Santa Cruz

Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover and redeploy two sediment trap tripods and a number of tube-style sediment traps. Three day trips are anticipated to complete the equipment turn-arounds.


Start Date: 2001-04-24

Start Port/Location: Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI

End Date: 2001-05-01

End Port/Location: Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI

Equipment Used: Plugger GPS, Sediment traps

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 4/24: Recovery and deployment of tube traps on mud flat south of Hotel Molokai. 4/25: Recovery of Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Recovery and deployment of tube traps at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Curt Storlazzi recovered Dobie at Hale Olono. 4/28: Deployment of Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Deployment of Dobie and tube trap at Hale Olono. 4/29: Mike Field and Curt Storlazzi deployed tube tube traps and Dobies at Puko'o and Kamalo. Moorings recovered: 2 (#MOK2MC1 and MOK2MC2 deployed FA 01014 ALYCE C Jan. 8-9, 2001). Moorings deployed: 2 (#642 and 643 recovered FA 01063 ALYCE C Jul. 31 - Aug. 5, 2001).

Staff: Michael Bothner, Michael Casso, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
Michael Field (project chief and chief scientist)
Curt Storlazzi
Josh Logan
and Susan Cochran from the Santa Cruz office of CMGP.

Notes: Rick Rendigs submitted the Woods Hole dive plan. Original Center People field contained: Mike Bothner, Michael Casso, Richard Rendigs - all will be working at sea and SCUBA diving.

Location Map:


photo of Alyce C
Alyce C


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Plugger GPS --- Navigation
Sediment traps --- Geology