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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-649-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): Jessica Lacy

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Andrew Stevens

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Topographic and Bathymetric survey of Little Holland Tract and Wildlands restoration site

Vehicle(s): MarFac; Chevy Suburban - gray; 7 pass; G62-2874L

Start Port/Location: Rio Vista, CA

End Port/Location: Rio Vista, CA

Start Date: 2017-06-26

End Date: 2017-06-30

Equipment Used: Waverunners, camera, Trimble R7 GPS (AS)

Information to be Derived: Combined topographic/bathymetric map of Little Holland Tract and Wildlands restoration site.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: base, bathy, field_notes, matlab, photos, planning.svp, and topo data submitted to FAD 6/29/2017; Andrew Stevens

Staff: Timothy Elfers, Cordell Johnson, Alexander Snyder, Andrew Stevens

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2015-642-FA


Rio Vista, CA Little Holland Tract, Sacramento River Delta

North: 38.39226254 South: 38.26247087 West: -121.708 East: -121.63314819


photo of Fast Eddy (SC)
Fast Eddy (SC)

photo of Waverunner 1 (SC)
Waverunner 1 (SC)
photo of Waverunner 2 (SC)
Waverunner 2 (SC)


Fregoso, T.A., Stevens, A.W., Wang, R.-F., Handley, T., Dartnell, P., Lacy, J.R., Ateljevich, E., and Dailey, E.T., 2020, Bathymetry, topography, and acoustic backscatter data, and a digital elevation model (DEM) of the Cache Slough Complex and Sacramento River Deep Water Ship Channel, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Waverunners --- Navigation
Single Beam
camera --- Photo
Trimble R7 GPS (AS) --- Benchmarks

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