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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-680-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): Amy East

Affiliate Investigator(s): Scott Wright, USGS CA Water Science Center Jenny Curtis, USGS CA Water Science Center

Information Specialist(s): Amy East

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect surface samples of sediment in Klamath estuary, to characterize salmonid habitat.

Vehicle(s): Explorer G62-2733K

Start Port/Location: Klamath, CA

End Port/Location: Klamath, CA

Start Date: 2018-11-12

End Date: 2018-11-16

Equipment Used: Van Veen, GPS

Information to be Derived: sediment grain size

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Grain size analysis results submitted to FAD by Angela Tan on 4/24/2019. Sediment sample locations submitted to FAD 3/18/2019 by East.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Vessel and equipment are owned and operated by USGS California Water Scinece Center colleagues.


Klamath estuary, northern California

North: 40.09495047 South: 38.09495047 West: -124.08186272 East: -122.08186272




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Van Veen --- Biology
GPS --- Navigation

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