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This Month’s Field Activities

+Below is a list all of Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center active field activities going on this month.
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Field Activity 2018-686-FA
Dates: December 10, 2018 to May 31, 2019
Location: Whiskeytown reservoir, northern California
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
Chief Scientist: Amy East
Objectives: Map bathymetry and sediment thickness of Whiskeytown reservoir to assess post-fire runoff after Carr Fire, major disaster of summer 2018

Field Activity 2018-689-FA
Dates: December 26, 2018 to May 31, 2019
Location: Chuckwalla Valley, Riverside County, California
Research Project: Other
Chief Scientist: Amy East
Objectives: Evaluate sediment properties and accumulation rates in area of proposed solar array development.

Field Activity 2019-621-FA
Dates: May 02, 2019 to May 02, 2019
Location: Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA, California
Research Project: High Energy Active Margins
Chief Scientist: Patrick Barnard
Objectives: Monitor changes in beach and subtidal sand volume and distribution

Field Activity 2019-617-FA
Dates: May 19, 2019 to May 21, 2019
Location: Nisqually River Delta
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
Chief Scientist: Renee Takesue
Objectives: Post-restoration monitoring of sediment, eelgrass, and organic matter changes.

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