Field Activity 2016-606-FA

Identifier 2016-606-FA
Purpose Site visits in Colorado River corridor to evaluate erosion risk of and sediment supply conditions at archaeological sites.
Equipment or personnel only. Data, if any, are managed under a different field activity.
Location Glen and Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Arizona
Summary USGS not the primary repository of data. Erosion risk assessed with respect to both aeolian sand transport and overland flow (gully erosion) at archaeological sites along the Colorado River corridor. Collected approximately 700 oblique photographs.
Info derived Erosion risk assessment.
Comments Equipment used included field cameras; platform was motorized rafts owned and operated by USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center. No navigation needed.
Start Glen Canyon Dam, Arizona 2016-02-16
End Phantom Ranch, Arizona 2016-05-05
Days in the field 9
West -112.11
East -111.576
North 36.93822104
South 36.01319191


Organization Equipment or personnel support provided by
Principal investigators Amy East
Crew members
Amy East
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Amy East
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Joel Sankey, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Other
Data type: Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
navigation Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity