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Field Activity Details for field activity 2015-656-FA

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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): Amy East

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mark Mastin (USGS, Tacoma) James Starr (USGS, Tacoma)

Information Specialist(s): Joshua Logan

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: LIDAR, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Transects, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Channel topographic surveys (including sediment sampling) on the Elwha River to study dam-removal response.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Port Angeles, WA

End Port/Location: Port Angeles, WA

Start Date: 2015-09-08

End Date: 2015-09-14

Equipment Used: Total Station, Other, terrestrial lidar scanner, Hand-grab sample, CobbleCam, Totalstation

Information to be Derived: Topography, grain size

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: sample analysis submitted to FAD 12/7/2015

Staff: Amy East

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2014-641-FA


Elwha River, WA

North: 48.12943438 South: 48.01832327 West: -123.635 East: -123.52353244


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East, A.E., Logan, J.B., and Mastin, M.C., 2018, River-channel topography and sediment grain size on the Elwha River, Washington, 2006 to 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Total Station --- Benchmarks
Other --- --- ---
terrestrial lidar scanner --- LIDAR
Hand-grab sample --- Biology
CobbleCam --- Photo
Totalstation --- Navigation

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