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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-659-FA

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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): Amy East

Affiliate Investigator(s): Mark Mastin (USGS Tacoma)

Information Specialist(s): Joshua Logan

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Channel topographic surveys (including sediment sampling) on the Elwha River to study dam-removal response.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Port Angeles, WA

End Port/Location: Port Angeles, WA

Start Date: 2017-07-23

End Date: 2017-07-31

Equipment Used: Totalstation, camera, CobbleCam, Total Station

Information to be Derived: Topography, grain size

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: field photos, raw and final survey data submitted to FAD by Josh Logan on 1/31/2018


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Elwha River, Northwest Washington, USA

North: 48.1598566 South: 47.94247132 West: -123.62091064 East: -123.49606662


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East, A.E., Logan, J.B., and Mastin, M.C., 2018, River-channel topography and sediment grain size on the Elwha River, Washington, 2006 to 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Totalstation --- Navigation
camera --- Photo
CobbleCam --- Photo
Total Station --- Benchmarks

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