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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-056-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Measure sediment fluxes in tidal marsh channels at Seal Beach NWR.


Start Port/Location: Seal Beach, CA

End Port/Location: Seal Beach, CA

Start Date: 2013-11-11

End Date: 2013-11-17

Equipment Used: Turbidity, Current

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Patrick Dickhudt

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Estuarine Modeling & Observation,


North: 33.74682 South: 33.72991 West: -118.0904 East: -118.06784


photo of Small Boat
Small Boat


Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Montgomery, E.T., and Brosnahan, S.M., 2016, Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements in two Southern California Coastal Wetlands, 2013-2014: doi: 10.5066/F78050PZ.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current data from the Southern California Wetlands study ( two platforms measured turbidity in two coastal wetlands)
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
turbidity data from the Southern California Coastal wetlands study ( two platforms measured turbidity in two coastal wetlands.)

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