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This Month’s Field Activities

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Field Activity 2019-625-FA
Dates: June 10, 2019 to August 30, 2019
Location: northern San Francisco Bay
Research Project: Other, Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
Chief Scientist: Jessica Lacy
Objectives: Determine temporal variability in bed sediment erodibility and investigate its causes

Field Activity 2019-619-FA
Dates: June 12, 2019 to July 02, 2019
Location: U.S. Cascadia (Pacific Northwest) margin, offshore Washington and Oregon
Research Project: Other
Chief Scientist: Nancy Prouty
Objectives: ROV and geophysical studies of methane seepage on the Cascadia margin

Field Activity 2019-624-FA
Dates: June 18, 2019 to July 04, 2019
Location: Arctic Mid Atlantic Ridge
Research Project: Pacific EEZ Minerals
Chief Scientist: Amy Gartman
Objectives: Sediment geochemistry of hydrothermal and pelagic sediments

Field Activity 2019-627-FA
Dates: July 01, 2019 to July 06, 2019
Location: Bellingham Bay, Washington
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
Chief Scientist: Renee Takesue
Objectives: Characterize eelgrass habitat quality at four sites

Field Activity 2019-629-FA
Dates: July 05, 2019 to July 13, 2019
Location: Unalakleet, Alaska
Research Project: Climate Change Impacts to the U.S. Pacific and Arctic Coasts
Chief Scientist: Li Erikson
Objectives: Collect bathymetric and topography data to support modeling efforts.

Field Activity 2019-630-FA
Dates: July 06, 2019 to July 16, 2019
Location: Crocker Reef, Plantation Key, Florida
Research Project: Other
Chief Scientist: Jonathan Warrick, Andrew Ritchie, Gerry Hatcher
Objectives: System testing and seafloor mapping using new Underwater Structure from Motion techniques

Field Activity 2019-639-FA
Dates: July 08, 2019 to July 08, 2019
Location: Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA, California
Research Project: High Energy Active Margins
Chief Scientist: Patrick Barnard
Objectives: Monitor changes in beach sand volume and distribution

Field Activity 2019-640-FA
Dates: July 10, 2019 to July 10, 2019
Location: Capitola, CA
Research Project: Other
Chief Scientist: Patrick Barnard
Objectives: Collect high resolution topographic data.

Field Activity 2019-622-FA
Dates: July 14, 2019 to August 03, 2019
Location: Lake Ozette, WA
Research Project: Coastal and marine earthquake, tsunami, and landslide active margin field studies
Chief Scientist: Daniel Brothers
Objectives: Geophysical mapping and geological sampling of Lake Ozette to investigate earthquake triggered mass transport deposits (Cascadia recurrence project)

Field Activity 2019-631-FA
Dates: July 15, 2019 to July 19, 2019
Location: Carmel River, California, USA
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
Chief Scientist: Amy East
Objectives: Measure topography and sediment properties of the Carmel River channel, studying watershed response to disturbances including dam removal and large floods.

Field Activity 2019-637-FA
Dates: July 25, 2019 to August 03, 2019
Location: Puget Sound
Research Project: High Energy Active Margins
Chief Scientist: Daniel Nowacki
Objectives: To collect water-level data and capture winter storms across Puget Sound and Hood Canal

Field Activity 2019-638-FA
Dates: July 29, 2019 to August 03, 2019
Location: Bellingham Bay, Washington
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
Chief Scientist: Eric Grossman
Objectives: Sediment-transport studies related to coastal habitats in Bellingham Bay

Field Activity 2019-632-FA
Dates: July 29, 2019 to August 16, 2019
Location: Columbia River Littoral Cell
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
Chief Scientist: Andrew Stevens
Objectives: Collect nearshore bathymetry and beach topography in the Columbia River littoral cell.


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