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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-638-FA

AKA: none

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): Eric Grossman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Daniel Nowacki

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sediment-transport studies related to coastal habitats in Bellingham Bay

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Bellingham, WA

End Port/Location: Bellingham, WA

Start Date: 2019-07-29

End Date: 2019-08-03

Equipment Used: instrumentmooring, GPS

Information to be Derived: Time-series of currents, waves, and water-quality parameters

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deployed three moorings. Suspended sediment concentration was measured in 27 samples.


Affiliate Staff:



Bellingham Bay, Washington

North: 48.8 South: 48.65 West: -122.7 East: -122.45


Small Power Boat Class A



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
instrumentmooring --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
GPS --- Navigation

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