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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-617-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): Curt Storlazzi

Affiliate Investigator(s): Lowe, Ryan (UWA); Hansen, Jeff (UWA); Pomeroy, Andrew (UWA)

Information Specialist(s): Joshua Logan

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine controls on sediment transport from the fore reef to the shoreline.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI

End Port/Location: Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI

Start Date: 2018-06-18

End Date: 2018-06-27

Equipment Used: Other, Push corer, HD video camera system, RTK GPS

Information to be Derived: tide, wave height, wave period, wave direction, current speed, current direction, optical backscatter, acoustic backscatter, imagery.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: argus files submitted by Shawn Harrison 8/29/2018

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: argus file update 9/6/2018

Location:

South Molokai, Hawaii

Boundaries
North: 21.10437892 South: 21.06947819 West: -157.19755503 East: -157.12607593

Platform(s):

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Alyce C

Publications

Rosenberger, K.J., Cheriton, O.M., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2020, Cross-reef wave and water level data from coral reef environments: U.S. Geological Survey data release, URL: https://doi.org/10.5066/P9RYN5NH.

Rosenberger, K.J., Storlazzi, C.D., Cheriton, O.M., and Logan, J.B., 2019, Waiakane, Molokai, HI, 2018 Coral Reef Circulation and Sediment Dynamics Experiment: U.S. Geological Survey data release, URL: https://doi.org/10.5066/P9FSG90O.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Other --- --- ---
Push corer --- Biology
Geology
HD video camera system --- Video
RTK GPS --- Navigation

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