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Field Activity Details for field activity B0111BI

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AKA: none

Other ID: B-01-11-BI

Status: Completed

Organization(s): National Park Service, University of California, Berkeley, University of Hawaii, Hilo, Hawaii Department of Aquatic Resources, USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Coral Reefs - Submarine Groundwater Discharge (ZP00DXN)

Principal Investigator(s): Eric Grossman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Eric Grossman

Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover, clean, download, and redeploy instruments that are measuring water properties contiunously at ~30 coral reef sites on the Big Island; conduct synoptic sampling of water properties, including submarine groundwater discharge plumes, and nearshore currents.


Start Port/Location: Kailua-Kona

End Port/Location: Kailua-Kona

Start Date: 2011-03-18

End Date: 2011-03-31

Equipment Used: samples, Hand-grab sample

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:
Lisa Marrack - UC Berkeley
Reginal Reisenbichler (emeritus USGS
) - volunteer

Notes: Staff information imported from InfoBank
Lisa Marrack - UC Berkeley
Reginal Reisenbichler (emeritus USGS, ) - volunteer


Big Island of Hawaii

North: 20.5 South: 18.75 West: -156.25 East: -154.75


photo of Boat


Grossman, E.G., and Marrack, L., 2019, Nearshore water properties and estuary conditions along the coral reef coastline of west Hawaii Island (2010-2014): U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
samples --- Biology
Hand-grab sample --- Biology

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