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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 2018-689-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 2019-611-FA
Dates: February 28, 2019 to March 31, 2019
Location: Pacifica, California, United States
Research Project: Other
Chief Scientist: Jonathan Warrick
Objectives: Ground Control Points for and#34;Structure from Motionand#34; surveys

Field Activity 2019-610-FA
Dates: March 04, 2019 to March 11, 2019
Location: Monterey Bay
Research Project: Climate Change Impacts to the U.S. Pacific and Arctic Coasts
Chief Scientist: Jonathan Warrick, Patrick Barnard
Objectives: Collect nearshore bathymetry and beach topography in Monterey Bay

Field Activity 2019-607-FA
Dates: March 11, 2019 to March 15, 2019
Location: Bellingham Bay, WA
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
Chief Scientist: Renee Takesue
Objectives: Benthic and river winter sediment collection.

Field Activity 2019-609-FA
Dates: March 17, 2019 to March 23, 2019
Location: Santa Barbara littoral cell
Research Project: High Energy Active Margins
Chief Scientist: Patrick Barnard
Objectives: Monitor changes in sand distribution and movement in nearshore portions of the Santa Barbara littoral cell between Goleta and Mugu submarine canyon

Field Activity 2019-615-FA
Dates: March 27, 2019 to March 27, 2019
Location: San Francisco Bay Delta, Little Holland Tract, California
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
Chief Scientist: Jessica Lacy
Objectives: To improve the scientific basis for shallow water habitat restoration to support fisheries in the San Francisco Bay Delta, in collaboration with scientists from the CA Water Science Center.

Field Activity 2019-612-FA
Dates: March 28, 2019 to April 24, 2019
Location: East Pacific Rise, 9N
Research Project: Pacific EEZ Minerals
Chief Scientist: Amy Gartman
Objectives: Experimental oxidation work at East Pacific Rise 9N


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