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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-651-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): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

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: 2018-09-17

End Date: 2018-09-26

Equipment Used: Moorings - Tripods, Push corer, Other

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: Mooring data submitted to FAD by Josh Logan 12/19/2018.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-617-FA


South Molokai, Hawaii

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


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Alyce C



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Moorings - Tripods --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Push corer --- Biology
Other --- --- ---

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