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Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-645-FA

AKA: Whale's Tail site assessment

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): Jessica Lacy

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Andrew Stevens

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Assess site for study of marsh edge sediment dynamics. Collect baseline bathymetric data.

Vehicle(s): MarFac; crewcab - G63-2147R

Start Port/Location: Hayward, CA

End Port/Location: Hayward, CA

Start Date: 2020-10-16

End Date: 2020-10-16

Equipment Used: camera, GPS

Information to be Derived: Navigability of site

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Photographed site, collected some bathymetric data to assess navigability.

Staff: Jessica Lacy, Peter Dal Ferro

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: vessel is 11-ft motorized inflatable.


South San Francisco Bay

North: 37.61765803 South: 37.58877169 West: -122.16144562 East: -122.12744981


photo of Boat



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
camera --- Photo

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