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Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-088-FA

Other ID: IB B-22-01-UT

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): David Twichell

Affiliate Investigator(s): Lincoln Pratson - Duke University

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct a bathymetric survey of Lake Powell using simple fathometer and GPS system.


Start Port/Location: Page, AZ

End Port/Location: Page, AZ

Start Date: 2001-05-03

End Date: 2001-05-05

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Echosounder

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, David Twichell

Affiliate Staff:
Lincoln Pratson - Duke Univ.

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dave Twichell - Ch. Sci.; VeeAnn Cross - data processor and GIS specialist. Data Curator: Lincoln Pratson - Duke Univ.


Lake Powell, Utah, Arizona, United States, North America;

North: 37.89935 South: 36.94372 West: -111.4887 East: -110.20513


photo of Small Boat
Small Boat


Pratson, L., Hughes-Clark, John, Anderson, Mark, Gerber, Thomas, Twichell, David, Ferrari, Ronald, Nittrouer, Charles, Beaudoin, Jonathan, Granet, Jesse, and Crockett, John, 2008, Timing and patterns of basin infilling as documented in Lake Powell during a drought: Geology, v. 36 no. 11, doi: 10.1130/G24733A.1.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
2001-088-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data and associated metadata)
Echosounder --- Single Beam

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