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Field Activity Details for field activity TR513PS

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AKA: none

Other ID: T-R5-13-PS

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound (ZP00AZZ)

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Warrick

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jon Warrick

Information Specialist(s): Melissa Foley

Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: collect samples to investigate the effects of dam removal on biogeochemical properties of nearshore and estuary habitats


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2013-10-22

End Date: 2013-10-28

Equipment Used: tripod, niskinbottle

Information to be Derived: nutrient concentration, chlorophyll concentration, particulate organic matter concentration, stable isotope value

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Melissa Foley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Tripod recovery and collecting samples from the bank and shoreline on foot.

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Melissa Foley



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


photo of on foot
on foot


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., Shafroth, P.B., Beirne, M.M., Paradis, R., and Ritchie, A.C., 2017, Ecological parameters in the Elwha River estuary before and during dam removal: U.S. Geological Survey data release.

Foley, M.M., Warrick, J.A., Ritchie, A., Stevens, A.W., Shafroth, P.B., Duda, J.J., Beirne, M.M., Paradis, R., Gelfenbaum, G., McCoy, R., and Cubley, E.S., 2017, Coastal habitat and biological community response to dam removal on the Elwha River: Ecological Monographs, v. 87 no. 4, pp. 552–577, doi: 10.1002/ecm.1268.


Data Acquired

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

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