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Field Activity Details for field activity ER113WA

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AKA: none

Other ID: E-R1-13-WA

Status: Completed

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

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: Repeat topographic surveys of sample transects. Conduct photographic transects on river bars.


Start Port/Location: Port Angeles, WA

End Port/Location: Port Angeles, WA

Start Date: 2013-03-25

End Date: 2013-04-01

Equipment Used: Total Station, samples, CobbleCam

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Amy Draut, Joshua Logan

Affiliate Staff:
Mark Mastin

Notes: Staff information imported from InfoBank
Amy Draut
Mark Mastin
Josh Logan



North: 48.144 South: 47.98388 West: -123.606 East: -123.551


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on foot


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
Global positioning system (GPS) data e-r1-13-wa.060 (sample locations)
grainsize information
CobbleCam --- Photo

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