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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-607-FA

AKA: Bellingham winter

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound (ZP00AZZ)

Principal Investigator(s): Renee Takesue

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Renee Takesue

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Benthic and river winter sediment collection.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Bellingham, WA

End Port/Location: Bellingham, WA

Start Date: 2019-03-11

End Date: 2019-03-15

Equipment Used: Ponar grab sampler, Hand-grab sample, Handheld GPS

Information to be Derived: Sediment grain size, total organic carbon, elemental composition, stable carbon isotope ratio, heavy metals, persistent organic pollutants, and pesticides.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment samples were collected from 10 stream sites and 45 estuarine/marine sites.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Boat is the 24-foot North River Jet. Renee's handheld GPS Garmin 78sc.


Bellingham Bay, WA

North: 48.84300011 South: 48.56435382 West: -122.65124917 East: -122.13775635




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ponar grab sampler --- Biology
Hand-grab sample --- Biology
Handheld GPS --- Navigation

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