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Field Activity Details for field activity TR213PS

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AKA: none

Other ID: T-R2-13-PS

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Warrick

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jon Warrick

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Long-term measurement of currents, waves, and acoustic backscatter


Start Port/Location: Port Angeles, WA

End Port/Location: Port Angeles, WA

Start Date: 2013-01-22

End Date: 2013-01-27

Equipment Used: underwatercamera, tripod

Information to be Derived: current velocities, wave height, period and directions, water turbidity from acoustic and optical backscatterance

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Henry Chezar, Peter Dal Ferro, Joanne C. Ferreira, Cordell Johnson, Robert Wyland

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: These are long-term tripods that are resupplied with batteries, zincs, and other materials on a 6 month interval. ELW11A1T, ELW11B1T Initial deployment activity T-D2-11-PS

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Joanne Ferreira
Pete Dal Ferro
Rob Wyland
Cordell Johnson
Hank Chezar

Non USGS data manager = Jon Warrick


Offshore of the Elwha River delta

North: 49.75 South: 47.25 West: -125.75 East: -122.25




Ferreira, J.C.T., and Warrick, J., 2017, Oceanographic measurements obtained offshore of the Elwha River delta in coordination with the Elwha River Restoration Project, Washington, USA, 2010-2014 (ver. 1.1 May 2018): U.S. Geological Survey data release.

Foley, M.M., and Warrick, J.A., 2017, Characterization of seafloor photographs near the mouth of the Elwha River during the first two years of dam removal (2011-2013): U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

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

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