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Field Activity Details for field activity 2005-050-FA

Other ID: C-1-05-PS

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound (ZP00AZZ)

Principal Investigator(s): Jessica Lacy

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Jessica Lacy

Data Type(s): Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigate the influence of eelgrass on near bed currents, waves and sediment transport.


Start Port/Location: Friday Harbor Lab, WA and Univ. of Washington, Friday Harbor Lab, WA

End Port/Location: Friday Harbor Lab, WA and Univ. of Washington, Friday Harbor Lab, WA

Start Date: 2005-04-25

End Date: 2005-05-09

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed and recovered: 6 (#778, 779, 780, 789, 790 and 791).


Affiliate Staff:
Menlo Park: Jessica Lacy - Ch. Sci.; Jodi Eshleman
David Gonzales
Kevin O Toole
Harold Williams

Notes: Seagrass experiment, one ADCP frame and two tripods (collecting data in bottom 2 meters of water column), deployed at two sites: Indian Cove, Shaw Island 4/25 to 5/1, and North Beach, Waldron Island 5/2 to 5/9

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Jessie Lacy (USGS) - Chief Scientist
Jodi Eshleman (USGS) - Oceanographer
Kevin O'Toole (USGS) - Mechanical Technician
Dave Gonzales (USGS) - Electronic Technician
Hal Williams (USGS) - Mechanical Technician
Skip Bold (Coral Sea Water Company) - Captain



North: 50 South: 47 West: -126 East: -122


photo of Coral Sea
Coral Sea



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing

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