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Field Activity Details for field activity K0313BI

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AKA: none

Other ID: K-03-13-BI

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coral Reefs (MU070)

Principal Investigator(s): Eric Grossman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Eric Grossman

Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map submarine groundwater discharge and nearshore water properties affecting coral community composition, size structure, bleaching and health indicators.


Start Port/Location: Kailua-Kona, HI

End Port/Location: Kailua-Kona, HI

Start Date: 2013-12-01

End Date: 2013-12-09

Equipment Used: samples

Information to be Derived: Nearshore water properties, circulation processes, groundwater flux and plume extent in nearshore

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Eric Grossman

Affiliate Staff:
Lisa Marrack

Notes: kayaks, small skiffs used.

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Eric Grossman
Lisa Marrack

Non USGS data manager = Lisa Marrack



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


photo of Kayak


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

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