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Field Activity Details for field activity A0413MU

AKA: none

Other ID: A-04-13-MU

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Pacific Coral Reef Geology and Oceanography (ZP00DXN)

Principal Investigator(s): Nancy Prouty, Curt Storlazzi

Affiliate Investigator(s): Pete Swarzenski

Information Specialist(s): Joshua Logan

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Drill coral cores to get geochemical historical record; deploy surface current drifters to understand coral dispersal patterns; make hydrodynamic and geochemical measurements of submarine groundwater discharge


Start Port/Location: Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii

End Port/Location: Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii

Start Date: 2013-07-08

End Date: 2013-07-16

Equipment Used: navigation, coral_core

Information to be Derived: tides, waves, currents, acoustic backscatter, temperature, salinity, geochemical records

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Susan Cochran, Peter Dal Ferro, Cordell Johnson, Joshua Logan, Thomas Reiss, Randy Russell

Affiliate Staff:
Pete Swarzenski (chief scientist

Notes: filled in from Overview Log v3.1

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Curt Storlazzi (USGS, PCMSC) - Chief scientist
Pete Swarzenski (chief scientist, USGS, PCMSC) - Co
Nancy Prouty (chief scientist, USGS, PCMSC) - Co
Josh Logan (USGS, PCMSC) - Physical scientist
Tom Reiss (USGS, PCMSC) - Physical scientist
Pete Dal Ferro (USGS, PCMSC) - Mechanical Technician
Susie Cochran (USGS, PCMSC) - Physical scientist
Randy Russell (USGS, PCMSC) - IT specialist
Cordell Johnson - Mechanical technician
Kevin Kroeger (USGS, WHCMSC) - Geologist
Christopher Smith (USGS, SPCMSC) - Geologist



North: 20.94514 South: 20.8065 West: -156.694 East: -156.60829


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Alyce C


Prouty, N.G., and Andrews, A.H., 2020, Geochemistry time series and growth parameters from Tutuila, American Samoa coral record: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Prouty, N.G.,, and F., J., 2021, Coral geochemistry time series from Kahekili, west Maui: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
navigation --- Navigation
coral_core --- Biology

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