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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 2013-602-FA
Dates: November 14, 2013 to December 31, 2018
Location: Port Susan Bay, Stillaguamish Delta, WA
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
Chief Scientist: Eric Grossman
Objectives: Examine delta nearshore habitat structure, facies, sediment transport, and benthic invertebrate community composition in response to estuary restoration and sediment disturbance related to the March 22, 2014 Oso (SR530) landslide

Field Activity 2018-664-FA
Dates: November 25, 2018 to December 03, 2018
Location: Hawaii, Oahu, and Kauai, HI, United States, Pacific Ocean
Research Project: Tsunami Hazards, Modeling, and the Sedimentary Record
Chief Scientist: Bruce Richmond
Objectives: To collect tsunami and storm/hurricane deposit data

Field Activity 2018-684-FA
Dates: December 03, 2018 to December 14, 2018
Location: San Francisco Bay Delta
Research Project: Other
Chief Scientist: Jessica Lacy
Objectives: collect baseline bathymetry and acoustic backscatter data within the San Francisco Bay delta and the Sacramento deep-water shipping channel


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