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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-614-FA

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): Andrew Stevens, Renee Takesue

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Andrew Stevens

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Single Beam, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Quantify changes in eelgrass habitat on the Nisqually River delta

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Olympia, WA

End Port/Location: Olympia, WA

Start Date: 2017-02-19

End Date: 2017-02-25

Equipment Used: camera, YSI Sound velocity CTD, Biosonics 420kHz, GPS

Information to be Derived: nearshore bathymetry, eelgrass presence

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: biosonics, field_notes, gnss, hypack, matlab, photos, planning and SVP data submitted to FAD 2/28/2017

Staff: Andrew Stevens

Affiliate Staff:



Nisqually River delta Washington Puget Sound

North: 47.13403817 South: 47.05452901 West: -122.75436401 East: -122.65698581




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
camera --- Photo
YSI Sound velocity CTD --- Sound Velocity
Biosonics 420kHz --- Single Beam
GPS --- Navigation

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