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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-633-FA

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AKA: Central Puget Sound eelgrass

Other ID: BILT, Year 5

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): Environmental Data: Temperature, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Annual vegetation surveys


Start Port/Location: Poulsbo, WA

End Port/Location: Poulsbo, WA

Start Date: 2016-06-03

End Date: 2016-06-06

Equipment Used: Sensors - temperature, Handheld GPS, Hand-grab sample

Information to be Derived: Eelgrass shoot density and plant morphometrics; surface grain size distributions; subtidal water temperature (-1 meters, MLLW) on the west shore of Point Bolin (June-Sept 2016).

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Six eelgrass surveys were conducted and fifteen surface sediment samples were collected at two sites. A temperature sensor was deployed and will be recovered at a later unspecified time.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Biological surveys used quadrats (type: Other); specimens were harvested by hand (type:Hand-grab). Temperature sensor model Onset U22 (S/N: 87).


Central Puget Sound

North: 47.70346594 South: 47.61278301 West: -122.609 East: -122.4952179


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Data Acquired

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

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