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Field Activity Details for field activity ER112WA

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AKA: none

Other ID: E-R1-12-WA

Status: Completed


Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Amy Draut, Amy East

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Joshua Logan

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Total station owned by USGS Tacoma (Washington Water Science Center)


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2012-04-01

End Date: 2012-04-07

Equipment Used: Total Station, samples, CobbleCam, camera

Information to be Derived: Topographic data and grain size of river bed

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:




North: 49.75 South: 45.25 West: -127.75 East: -116.25


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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.

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.

East, A.E., Pess, G.R., Bountry, J.A., Magirl, C.S., Ritchie, A.C., Logan, J.B., Randle, T.J., Mastin, M.C., Minear, J.T., Duda, J.J., Liermann, M.C., McHenry, M.L., Beechie, T.J., and Shafroth, P.B., 2015, Large-scale dam removal on the Elwha River, Washington, USA: River channel and floodplain geomorphic change: Geomorphology, v. 228, pp. 765–786, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.08.028.

Warrick, J., Bountry, J.A., East, A., Magirl, C.S., Randle, T.J., Gelfenbaum, G.R., Ritchie, A.C., Pess, G.R., Leung, V., Duda, J., 2015, Large-scale dam removal on the Elwha River, Washington, USA: source-to-sink sediment budget and synthesis: Geomorphology, v. 246, pp. 729–750, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.01.010.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Total Station --- Benchmarks
samples --- Biology
CobbleCam --- Photo
camera --- Photo

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