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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-673-FA

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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): Curt Storlazzi

Affiliate Investigator(s): Clark Sherman, UPR-Mayaguez

Information Specialist(s): Kurt Rosenberger

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Current, Environmental Data: Depth, Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: Tide, Environmental Data: Turbidity, Environmental Data: Wave, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover instruments deployed in FAN 2017-618-FA

Vehicle(s): Mitsubishi Outlander G61-0912R

Start Port/Location: La Paguera, PR

End Port/Location: La Paguera, PR

Start Date: 2018-01-15

End Date: 2018-01-23

Equipment Used: instrumentmooring, CTD, Other, temperature, current profilers, turbiditymeter, wavegauge, tidemeter, Sensors - pressure, navigation, Hand-grab sample

Information to be Derived: tide, wave, current, turbidity, temperature, salinity

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: data submitted to FAD under deployment FAN 2017-618-FA. The study was scheduled for June-November 2017, but samples weren't collected until January 2018 due to Hurricane Maria.

Staff: Cordell Johnson, Kurt Rosenberger

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity FAN 2017-618-FA


Guanica, Puerto Rico

North: 18.00241785 South: 17.88264571 West: -67.06365966 East: -66.83703613




Cheriton, O.M., Rosenberger, K.J., Logan, J.B., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2019, Time series data of oceanographic conditions from La Parguera, Puerto Rico, 2017-2018 Coral Reef Circulation and Sediment Dynamics Experiment: U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
instrumentmooring --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
CTD --- Surveys (geochemical)
Experiments (geochemical)
Other --- --- ---
temperature --- Temperature
current profilers --- Current
turbiditymeter --- Turbidity
wavegauge --- Wave
tidemeter --- Tide
Sensors - pressure --- Depth
navigation --- Navigation
Hand-grab sample --- Biology

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