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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-673-FA

AKA: DL168

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): Peter Dal Ferro, Evan (Contractor) Dailey

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To improve the scientific basis for shallow water habitat restoration to support fisheries in the San Francisco Bay Delta, in collaboration with scientists from the CA Water Science Center.

Vehicle(s): MarFac; crewcab - G63-2147R

Start Port/Location: Rio Vista, CA

End Port/Location: Rio Vista, CA

Start Date: 2018-09-17

End Date: 2018-09-17

Equipment Used: Garmin, Push corer

Information to be Derived: Grain size and bulk density of bed sediments.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected push cores of bottom sediment.

Staff: Peter Dal Ferro, Evan (Contractor) Dailey

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-644-FA


San Francisco Bay Delta, Little Holland Tract, California

North: 38.34440275 South: 38.22842333 West: -121.729 East: -121.63231728


photo of Fast Eddy (SC)
Fast Eddy (SC)



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GarminUse to locate sampling sites.Navigation
Push corer --- Biology

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