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Field Activity Details for field activity 2015-631-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

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

Principal Investigator(s): Renee Takesue

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Renee Takesue

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Site visits to collect sediment for geochemical and grain size analyses.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Federal Way, Washington

End Port/Location: Burien, Washington

Start Date: 2015-04-20

End Date: 2015-04-22

Equipment Used: Handheld GPS, Hand-grab sample

Information to be Derived: Sediment texture, sediment elemental composition.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 18 surface sediment samples for geochemistry and grain size analyses.

Staff: Renee Takesue

Affiliate Staff:



Federal Way, Washington

North: 47.53592082 South: 47.29454921 West: -122.456 East: -122.30913696


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Takesue, R.K., 2018, Inorganic compositional data for fine-grained Puget Sound sediment along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line, September 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release.

Takesue, R.K., and Campbell, P.L., 2019, Contaminant baselines and sediment provenance along the Puget Sound Energy Transport Corridor, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2018-1196.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Handheld GPS --- Navigation
Hand-grab sample --- Biology

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