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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-020-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Guy Gelfenbaum

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy sonars on tripods in Columbia River Estuary


Start Port/Location: Astoria, OR

End Port/Location: Astoria, OR

Start Date: 2013-05-06

End Date: 2013-05-10

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Bottom platform, Mooring tripod, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: None. Instrument deployment.

Staff: Ellyn Montgomery

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: MCR ONR Rivet Project (G. Gelfenbaum)
OT approved through Santa Cruz.


Columbia River Estuary, Oregon, United States, North America, North Pacific

North: 46.32038 South: 46.1532 West: -124.173 East: -123.76373




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2013-020-FA-SO-001 ( data from tripod-mounted down looking sonars to quantify bedform change)
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing

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