USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-063-FA

Other ID: MK-0701; IB A-1-01-HW

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 (USGS, Santa Cruz)

Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso, Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover, clean, repower and deploy 2 time series traps, OBSes, and microcats. Exchange standard tube traps along the reef front.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2001-07-31

Start Port/Location: Kaunankakai, HI

End Date: 2001-08-05

End Port/Location: Kaunakakai, HI

Equipment Used: Sediment traps, Optical Backscatter, Trident subsurface porewater conductivity probe, GPS (wh), Visual navigation

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 7/31: Mike F. and Curt S. recover and deploy tube trap at Hale Olono. 8/1: Recovery and deployment of tube traps on mud flat south of Hotel Molokai. 8/2: Recovery of Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Recovery and deployment of tube traps at Kamiloloa. 8/3: Mike F. and Curt S. recover and deploy tube traps at Puko'o and Kamalo. 8/4: Deployment of Honjo instrument package at Pala'au. Recovery and deployment of tube trap at Pala'au. 8/5: Deployment of Honjo instrument package at Kamiloloa. Recovery and deployment of tube trap at Kamiloloa. Moorings recovered: 2 (#642 and 643 both deployed FA 01054 ALYCE C Apr. 24 - May 1, 2001). Moorings deployed: 2 (#661 and 662 both recovered FA 01084 ALYCE C Nov. 8-14, 2001).

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Richard Rendigs

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

Notes: Original Submitted By field contained: Mike Bothner, Michael Casso.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Alyce C
Alyce C

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sediment traps --- Geology
Optical Backscatter --- Turbidity
Trident subsurface porewater conductivity probe --- Conductivity
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Visual navigation --- Navigation