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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-650-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Past, Present and Future Coral Reefs (ZP00FRV)

Principal Investigator(s): Nancy Prouty

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ku'ulei Rodgers -UH

Information Specialist(s): Joshua Logan

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: collect coral cores for evaluating coral reef health and land use change

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Pila'a Beach, Kauai, Hawii

End Port/Location: Pila'a Beach, Kauai, Hawii

Start Date: 2017-06-19

End Date: 2017-06-23

Equipment Used: Handheld GPS, coral_core

Information to be Derived: coral health and history of sediment loading

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 7 coral cores were collected as follows: Latitude Longitude Site ID DOC 22.2119645 -159.3579703 Usgs01 6/20/17 10:26 22.2120051 -159.357987 Usgs02 6/20/17 13:17 22.2121678 -159.3573341 Usgs03 6/20/17 13:47 22.2138491 -159.3654837 Usgs04 6/21/17 10:12 22.2144778 -159.3656179 Usgs05 6/21/17 10:15 22.212264 -159.3577653 Usgs06 6/22/17 9:57 22.2123844 -159.3578545 Usgs07 6/22/17 10:35

Staff: Peter Dal Ferro

Affiliate Staff:



Pila'a beach, Kauai

North: 22.21291919 South: 22.2101389 West: -159.36710581 East: -159.3629583


photo of Raft



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Handheld GPS --- Navigation
coral_core --- Biology

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