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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-642-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments (ZP00FDB)

Principal Investigator(s): Mary McGann

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Mary McGann

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect cores for Pb-210 dating to determine timing of the arrival of the invasive foraminfera Trochammina hadai.

Vehicle(s): MarFac; crewcab - G63-2147R

Start Port/Location: Marshall, CA

End Port/Location: Marshall, CA

Start Date: 2017-05-22

End Date: 2017-05-24

Equipment Used: Other, gravitycore, Vibracore

Information to be Derived: Dating of sediments for first appearance of invasive microorganism

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: sample locations submitted to FAD 5/30/2017

Staff: Daniel Powers, SeanPaul La Selle, Peter Dal Ferro

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Cores will be taken by a new platform developed by MARFAC for vibracoring in shallow lakes. Location based on GPS on personal phones.
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-609-FA


Tomales Bay, CA

North: 38.23426993 South: 38.06490531 West: -123.007 East: -122.79431491




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Other --- --- ---
gravitycore --- Geology
Vibracore --- Geology

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