Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments (ZP00FDB)
Principal Investigator(s): Jessica Lacy
Information Specialist(s): Joanne C. Ferreira
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigate temporal variability in sediment resuspension in San Pablo Bay and sediment delivery to China Camp marsh.
Vehicle(s): MarFac; Chevy Suburban - gray; 7 pass; G62-2874L, MarFac; Ford 650 Box truck - White G71-03559
Start Port/Location: San Rafael, CA
End Port/Location: San Rafael, CA
Start Date: 2016-05-02
End Date: 2016-06-24
Equipment Used: Moorings - Tripods, navigation, Van Veen, waterbottle
Information to be Derived: Time series of magnitude and direction of sediment flux in San Pablo Bay shallows and within tidal creeks in China Camp marsh. Also tides, currents, waves, and salinity in Bay shallows.
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: grainsize analysis submitted to FAD on 5/11/2016 and 10/13/2016
Staff: Emily Carlson, Peter Dal Ferro, Timothy Elfers, Joanne C. Ferreira, Cordell Johnson, Jessica Lacy, Jennifer White
Notes: 4 days for deployment, 3-4 for recovery (in June).
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2014-638-FA
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2014-656-FA
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2014-678-FA
San Pablo Bay in northern San Francisco Bay, CA, USA
|North: 38.10862766||South: 37.99602191||West: -122.492||East: -122.35857544|
Foster-Martinez, M.R., Lacy, J.R., Ferner, M.C., and Variano, E.A., 2018, Wave attenuation across a tidal marsh in San Francisco Bay: Coastal Engineering, v. 136, pp. 26–40, doi: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2018.02.001.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Moorings - Tripods||---||Mooring (physical oceanography)|