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Field Activity Details for field activity ID411AR

AKA: none

Other ID: I-D4-11-AR

Status: Completed

Organization(s): U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s): Modeling Arctic barrier island-lagoon system response to projected Arctic warming (MU178)

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Li Erikson, Ann Gibbs

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Li Erikson (PCMSC); Bruce Richmond (PCMSC); Ann Gibbs (PCMSC); Curt Storlazzi (PCMSC); Benjamin Jones (Alaska Science Center, USGS); Lee Kayotuk (boat operator, local resident); Janet Jorgenson (ANWR, FWS); Gabriel Wolken (Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources)


Start Port/Location: Kaktovik Village, North Slope, Alaska

End Port/Location: Kaktovik Village, North Slope, Alaska

Start Date: 2011-07-05

End Date: 2011-07-10

Equipment Used: tripod

Information to be Derived: currents, waves, temperatures, salinity, sediment grain sizes, bathymetry, topography

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: AWAC and Aquadopp deployed. Also CTDs cameras and thermistor.
Non USGS data manager = Ben Jones


Arey Lagoon, Alaska

North: 70.18604105 South: 70.02985985 West: -144.17877674 East: -142.96298504



Erikson, L.H., Gibbs, A.E., Richmond, B.M., Jones, B.M., Storlazzi, C.D., and Ohman, K.A., 2020, Modeled 21st century storm surge, waves, and coastal flood hazards, and supporting oceanographic and geological field data (2010 and 2011) for Arey and Barter Islands, Alaska and vicinity: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Erikson, L.H., Gibbs, A.E., Richmond, B.M., Storlazzi, C.D., and Jones, B.M., 2012, Modeling arctic barrier island-lagoon system response to projected arctic warming: Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative Progress Report,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)

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