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Field Activity Details for field activity ER108WA

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AKA: E-R1-08-WA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Effects of Elwha River dam removal (MU093)

Principal Investigator(s): Amy East

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Joshua Logan

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Elwha River profiles

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: none

End Port/Location: none

Start Date: 2008-04-20

End Date: 2008-04-25

Equipment Used: Totalstation, CobbleCam, samples

Information to be Derived: Elwha River profiles

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Joshua Logan

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: submitted for FAN when data submitted 11/20/14 by Josh Logan


Elwha River, WA

North: 48.32715505 South: 47.64182726 West: -123.64 East: -122.05045819


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Draut, A.E., and Ritchie, A.C., 2015, Sedimentology of new fluvial deposits on the Elwha River, Washington, USA, formed during large-scale dam removal: River Research and Applications, v. 31 no. 1, 42â61 p., doi: 10.1002/rra.2724.

Draut, A.E., Logan, J.B., and Mastin, M.C., 2011, Channel evolution on the dammed Elwha River, Washington, USA: Geomorphology, v. 127 no. 1-2, pp. 71–87, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.12.008.

East, A.E., Logan, J.B., and Mastin, M.C., 2018, River-channel topography and sediment grain size on the Elwha River, Washington, 2006 to 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Totalstation --- Navigation
CobbleCam --- Photo
samples --- Biology

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