Field Activity 2014-627-FA

Identifier 2014-627-FA
Purpose Site visit to collect sediment samples from the Paria River watershed. Subsequent geochemical analyses will identify the geochemical signature of Paria sediment and used in a mixing model with Colorado River sediment.
Location Paria River watershed, Utah
Summary Collected 75 surface sediment samples.
Info derived Grain size, sediment geochemical composition.
Comments Outside funding from the USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center.
Projects
Platform
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Vehicles
None
Itinerary
Start Lees Ferry, AZ 2014-05-28
End Lees Ferry, AZ 2014-05-30
Days in the field 3
Bounds
West -112.083
East -111.57590061
North 37.12788674
South 36.8525427

Personnel

Organization
2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Renee K Takesue
Crew members
Renee K Takesue
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Renee K Takesue
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Navigation, Geology

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Handheld GPS Navigation (no data reported)
Hand-grab sample Biology, Chemistry, Geology (no data reported)

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity