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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

Lacy, J.R., Ferreira, J.C.T., Dailey, E.T., Dartnell, P., Drexler, J.Z., Allen, R.M., and Stevens, A., 2020, Sediment transport and aquatic vegetation data from three locations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California, 2017 to 2018: U.S. Geological Survey data release, URL: https://doi.org/10.5066/P9112AIP.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
OBS --- Sediment Properties
Turbidity
Biology
Chemistry
Geology
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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