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Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-034-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mike Field - USGS

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 2 Honjo traps and 2 OBSes at two inner reef sites in Hanalei Bay.


Start Port/Location: Hanalei, Kauai, HI

End Port/Location: Hanalei, Kauai, HI

Start Date: 2006-05-30

End Date: 2006-06-10

Equipment Used: DGPS, Sediment traps

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Selected push core samples collected at various sites in Hanalei Bay by Amy Draut were sent back to Mike Bothner for isotope and chemical analyses. Mr. Rendigs successfully assembled and deployed two Honjo trap arrays at the inner wall site and the south central reef site within the bay.

Staff: Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
Curt Storlazzi
USGS - head diver; Tom Reiss
USGS - diver; Mike Field
USGS - the chief; Amy Draut
USGS - coring

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Richard Rendigs - diver and equipment specialist.


Hanalei River, Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 22.25 South: 22.2 West: -159.49 East: -159.55


Cat Boat


Draut, A.E., Bothner, M.H., Field, M.E., Reynolds, R.L., Cochran, S.A., Logan, J.B., Storlazzi, C.D., and Berg, C.J., 2009, Supply and dispersal of flood sediment from a steep, tropical watershed; Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii, USA: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 121 no. 3-4, doi: 10.1130/B26367.1.

Draut, A.E., Bothner, Michael H., Reynolds, Richard L., Buchan, Olivia C., Cochran, Susan A., Casso, Michael A., Baldwin, Sandra M., Goldstein, Harland, Xiao, Jiang, Field, Michael E., and Logan, Joshua B., 2007, Sedimentary properties of shallow marine cores collected in June and September 2006, Hanalei Bay, Kaua'i, Hawai'i: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 289, Version 1.0, URL:

Storlazzi, C.D., Field, M.E., Bothner, M.H., Presto, M.K., and Draut, A.E., 2009, Sedimentation processes in a coral reef embayment; Hanalei Bay, Kauai: Marine Geology, v. 264 no. 3-4, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2009.05.002.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Sediment traps --- Geology

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