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Field Activity Details for field activity 2015-638-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments (ZP00FDB)

Principal Investigator(s): Amy East

Affiliate Investigator(s): Lee Harrison (NMFS)

Information Specialist(s): Joshua Logan

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: Turbidity, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Profiles

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Measure topographic profiles of the river channel.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Carmel, CA

End Port/Location: Carmel, CA

Start Date: 2014-12-09

End Date: 2015-12-31

Equipment Used: Sensors - turbidity, Total Station, Other, camera, totalstation

Information to be Derived: Topography, Turbidity, Imagery

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Time Series, Total Station and Turbidity Sensor data submitted to FAD 3/21/2016 Topography and turbidity data collected successfully in 2015. Study is continuing in FY16.

Staff: Joshua Logan

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: changed FAN to 2015
Location-Elevation - Profiles: TOTAL STATION
Location-Elevation - Benchmarks: TOTAL STATION
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2014-643-FA


Carmel River, California, USA

North: 36.55618837 South: 36.37770156 West: -121.932 East: -121.62661133


photo of on foot
on foot


East, A., Harrison, L.R., Smith, D.P., Bond, R., Logan, J., Nicol, C., and Chow, K., 2017, River-channel topography, grain size, and turbidity records from the Carmel River, California, before, during, and after removal of San Clemente Dam (ver. 2.0, March 2022): U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sensors - turbidity --- Turbidity
Total Station --- Benchmarks
Other --- --- ---
camera --- Photo
totalstation --- Navigation

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