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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-609-FA

AKA: IAV18

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): Joanne C. Ferreira

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Sonar: Sound Velocity, Sonar: Interferometric, Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Biology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine the influence of aquatic vegetation on turbidity and sediment transport.

Vehicle(s): MarFac; Chevy Suburban - gray; 7 pass; G62-2874L, MarFac; Expedition G62-3094P

Start Port/Location: Isleton, CA

End Port/Location: Isleton, CA

Start Date: 2018-03-12

End Date: 2018-03-30

Equipment Used: OBS, Moorings - Tripods, Hand-grab sample, YoNav, soundvelocityprofiler, POS MV, SWATH plus-M , GPS, sampling equipment

Information to be Derived: Current speed and suspended sediment concentration.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 2018-609-FA_Postprocessed data submitted to FAD 10/2/2018 GIS, POS-MV, SVP, SWATHPlus, Tides and YoNav folders submitted to FAD by Pete Dartnell 4/2/2018 2018-609-FA SSC data submitted from Mike Torresan to FAD

Staff: Daniel Powers, Jessica Lacy, Cordell Johnson, Joanne C. Ferreira

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California, United States

Boundaries
North: 38.133 South: 37.93 West: -121.6 East: -121.48

Platform(s):

photo of Fast Eddy (SC)
Fast Eddy (SC)
photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
OBS --- Geology
Chemistry
Biology
Turbidity
Sediment Properties
Moorings - Tripods --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Hand-grab sample --- Biology
Chemistry
Geology
YoNav --- Navigation
soundvelocityprofiler --- Sound Velocity
POS MV --- Navigation
SWATH plus-M --- Interferometric
GPS --- Navigation
sampling equipment --- Biology
Chemistry
Geology

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