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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-670-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): Viehnam, Shay (NOAA)

Information Specialist(s): Joshua Logan

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect tide and wave data to calibrate and validate wave and water level models to guide the siting of coral reef restoration project

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: San Juan, PR

End Port/Location: San Juan, PR

Start Date: 2018-10-29

End Date: 2018-11-07

Equipment Used: GPS, camera, Moorings - Tripods

Information to be Derived: Water level, wave height, wave period, digital imagery

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 2018-11-DeployedInstrumentLocations and 2018-11-PPK_GPS_ForLandCamera data submitted to FAD by Josh Logan 11/9/2018

Staff: Joshua Logan

Affiliate Staff:



San Juan, Puerto Rico

North: 18.50228992 South: 18.43788031 West: -66.12308919 East: -65.9733325




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,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
camera --- Photo
Moorings - Tripods --- Mooring (physical oceanography)

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