Sediment grain-size distributions of three carbonate sand layers in Anahola Valley, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

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Description This portion of the data release presents sediment grain-size data from samples collected from Anahola Valley, Kaua`i, Hawai`i in November, 2015 (USGS Field Activity 2015-671-FA). 63 sand and mud samples were taken from sediment cores that were collected using a ‘Russian’ corer (a hand-held, side-filling peat auger) from two site locations. Site locations were determined using a hand-held global navigation satellite system (GNSS). The grain-size distributions of samples were determined using standard techniques developed by the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center sediment lab. The grain-size data are provided in a comma-delimited spreadsheet (.csv). Core ANA15-RC1 BR contained two carbonate sand layers (Sand A1from 24.5-29 cm depth and Sand A2 from 32-35 cm depth). Core ANA15-RC6 BR contained a deeper carbonate sand layer (Sand A3 96-114 cm depth). [More]
Originators La Selle, SeanPaul M.; Richmond, Bruce M.; Griswold, Frances R.; Lunghino, Brent D.; Jaffe, Bruce E.; Kane, Haunani H.; Bellanova, Piero; Arcos, Maria E. M.; Nelson, Alan R.; Chague, Catherine; Bishop, James M.; and Gelfenbaum, Guy R.

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Image showing grain-size distributions of sand layers
Image showing grain-size distributions of sand layers