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Field Activity Details for field activity TR412PS

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AKA: none

Other ID: T-R4-12-PS

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Warrick

Affiliate Investigator(s):

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: 2012-10-12

End Date: 2012-10-12

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: Joanne C. Ferreira

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: These are long-term tripods that are resupplied with batteries, zincs, and other materials on a 6 month interval. ELW11A1T, ELW11B1T

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Joanne Ferreira

Non USGS data manager = Jon Warrick


Offshore of the Elwha River delta

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


photo of Clifford A. Barnes
Clifford A. Barnes


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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