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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-648-FA

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AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Tsunami Hazards, Modeling, and the Sedimentary Record (ZP00ES5)

Principal Investigator(s): Bruce Richmond

Affiliate Investigator(s): Bretwood Higman (Hig), Nuka Research

Information Specialist(s): Bruce Jaffe, Bruce Richmond

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map tsunami deposits created by landslide generated tsunami, Icy Bay, AK

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Santa Cruz, CA

End Port/Location: Yakutat, AK

Start Date: 2016-05-26

End Date: 2017-07-01

Equipment Used: video camera, camera, GPS, Other, GPS, Other

Information to be Derived: Tsunami deposit distribution, thickness, composition characterization.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: images submitted to FAD by Bruce Richmond on 2/2/2018

Staff: Bruce Jaffe, SeanPaul La Selle, Bruce Richmond

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Transit to field site by NPS support.


Icy Bay, Alaska

North: 60.15804623 South: 60.02498635 West: -141.523 East: -141.2005344


photo of on foot
on foot



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
video camera --- Video
camera, GPS --- Photo
Other --- --- ---
GPS --- Navigation
Other --- --- ---

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