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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-637-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Cancelled

Organization(s): Other

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Amy East

Affiliate Investigator(s): Joel Sankey, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center

Information Specialist(s): Amy East

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Site visits in Colorado River corridor to evaluate erosion risk of and sediment supply conditions at archaeological sites.

Vehicle(s): Mitsubishi Outlander G61-0912R

Start Port/Location: Lees Ferry, Arizona

End Port/Location: Diamond Creek, Arizona

Start Date: 2017-05-11

End Date: 2017-05-22

Equipment Used: navigation, camera

Information to be Derived: Erosion risk assessment, and vegetation cover.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Amy East

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Equipment used included field cameras; platform was motorized rafts owned and operated by USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center. No navigation needed.
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-606-FA


Glen and Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Arizona

North: 36.69195124 South: 35.51397214 West: -113.73597656 East: -111.64191797


photo of Raft



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
navigation --- Navigation
camera --- Photo

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