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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-630-FA

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AKA: Ha'ena

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Past, Present and Future Coral Reefs (ZP00FRV)

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: Collect sediment samples from seven watersheds on the northwest shore of Kauai Island.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Haena State Park, Hawaii

End Port/Location: Haena State Park, Hawaii

Start Date: 2016-07-29

End Date: 2016-08-03

Equipment Used: Handheld GPS, Hand-grab sample

Information to be Derived: Sediment grain size, organic carbon content, and geochemical composition

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 41 sediment samples were collected in 4 watersheds.


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Northwest shore of Kauai

North: 22.23075204 South: 22.18768124 West: -159.584 East: -159.48193429


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Data Acquired

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

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