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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-674-FA

AKA: none

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): Rachel (Contractor) Allen

Affiliate Investigator(s): Daniel Livsey (USGS Sacramento)

Information Specialist(s): Rachel (Contractor) Allen

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: measure flocculated particle size

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Alviso Slough, CA

End Port/Location: Alviso Slough, CA

Start Date: 2018-09-25

End Date: 2018-09-25

Equipment Used: Handheld GPS, Other

Information to be Derived: particle size

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: collected ~10 LISST data sets on the bridge piling and via the Old River vessel

Staff: Rachel (Contractor) Allen

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: used the Laser In-Situ Scattering and Transmissometry (LISST) instrument


South San Francisco Bay, California

North: 37.52540618 South: 37.49350349 West: -122.13303369 East: -122.09283005


photo of Boat
photo of Piling



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Handheld GPSused to get a GPS point at the bridge pierNavigation
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