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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-632-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): Andrew Stevens

Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Ruggiero (OSU) George Kaminsky (WA DOE)

Information Specialist(s): Andrew Stevens

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Benchmarks, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Profiles, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect nearshore bathymetry and beach topography in the Columbia River littoral cell.

Vehicle(s): MarFac; Expedition G62-3094P

Start Port/Location: Astoria, OR

End Port/Location: Ocean Shores, WA

Start Date: 2019-07-29

End Date: 2019-08-16

Equipment Used: Radio (base), Trimble R7 GPS (AS), GPS, Waverunners

Information to be Derived: Beach Topography, Nearshore Bathymetry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bathymetry and topography collected successfully over multiple days.

Staff: Jackson Currie, Timothy Elfers, Jennifer McKee

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-652-FA

Location:

Columbia River Littoral Cell

Boundaries
North: 47.13742465 South: 45.99696162 West: -124.59594727 East: -123.76098633

Platform(s):

photo of Waverunner 1 (SC)
Waverunner 1 (SC)
photo of Waverunner 2 (SC)
Waverunner 2 (SC)

Publications

Stevens, A.W., Weiner, H.M., Ruggiero, P., Kaminsky, G.M., and Gelfenbaum G.R., 2019, Beach topography and nearshore bathymetry of the Columbia River littoral cell, Washington and Oregon (ver. 2.0, November 2019): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9W15JX8.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Radio (base) --- Benchmarks
LIDAR
Navigation
Profiles
Transects
Trimble R7 GPS (AS) --- Benchmarks
Navigation
Profiles
Transects
GPS --- Navigation
Waverunners --- Navigation
Single Beam

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