USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-084-FA

Other ID: MK-1101; IB A-1-01-MK

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso, Frances Lightsom

Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Surveys, Environmental Data: Wave, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover, refurbish and redeploy sediment traps with pressure, optical backscatter and microcat sensors. Collect a few bottom sediment samples with a small grab sampler and/or core tube.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2001-11-08

Start Port/Location: Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI

End Date: 2001-11-14

End Port/Location: Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI

Equipment Used: Dobie wave gauge, Tube trap, Grab sampler, Mooring tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 11/8: Curt Storlazzi and others recover tube trap at Kamiloloa. 11/11: Recovery and deployment of tube traps at Hale Olono, Pala'au, and Kamiloloa. Recover Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. 11/13: Mike Field and Curt Storlazzi deployed tube traps and Dobies at Puko'o and Kamalo. Recovery and deployment of tube traps on mud flat south of Hotel Molokai. 11/14: Deployment of Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Collection of grab samples at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Collection of 3 push cores at Pala'au. Deployment of tube trap attached to camera framework west of Kaunakakai wharf. Moorings recovered: 2 (#661 and 662 both deployed FA 01063 ALYCE C Jul. 31 - Aug. 5, 2001). Moorings deployed: 2 (#680 and 681 recovered FA 02027 ALYCE C Feb. 14-15, 2002).

Staff: Michael Bothner, Michael Casso, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
Michael Field (Project Chief)
Curt Storlazzi
Susan Cochran and Josh Logan present from USGS-Santa Cruz office.

Notes: Rick Rendigs submitted the Woods Hole dive plan and will be lead diver from the Woods Hole Field Center.

Location:

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

Boundaries
North: 21.08705 South: 21.03747 West: -157.246 East: -156.79369

Platform(s):

photo of Alyce C
Alyce C

Publications

Bothner, M.H., Reynolds, Richard L., Casso, Michael A., Storlazzi, Curt D., and Field, Michael E., 2006, Quantity, composition, and source of sediment collected in sediment traps along the fringing coral reef off Molokai, Hawaii: Marine Pollution Bulletin, v. 52 no. 9, doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2006.01.008.

Bothner, M.H., Reynolds, Richard L., Casso, Michael A., Storlazzi, Curt D., and Field, Michael E., 2008, Sediment mobility along Moloka`i's fringing coral reef; evidence from sediment traps; Chapter 19 of Field, Michael E., Cochran, Susan A., Logan, Joshua B., and Storlazzi, Curt D., eds., The coral reef of south Moloka`i, Hawai`i; portrait of a sediment-threatened fringing reef: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5101/sir2007-5101_chapter19.pdf.

Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.

Field, M.E., Bothner, M.E., Chavez, P.S., Jr., Cochran, S.A., Jokiel, P.L., Ogston, A.S., Presto, M.K., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2008, The effects of a Kona storm on the Moloka`i reef; November and December 2001; Chapter 21 of Field, Michael E., Cochran, Susan A., Logan, Joshua B., and Storlazzi Curt D., eds., The coral reef of south Moloka`i, Hawai`i; portrait of a sediment-threatened fringing reef: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5101/sir2007-5101_chapter21.pdf.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Dobie wave gauge --- Wave
Tube trap --- Surveys
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
2001-084-FA-SC-001 ( CORE, GRAB samples)
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing