Field Activity 2018-689-FA

Identifier 2018-689-FA
Purpose Evaluate sediment properties and accumulation rates in area of proposed solar array development.
Location Chuckwalla Valley, Riverside County, California
Summary Grain size analysis submitted to FAD by Angela Tan 20190409. Samples stored at University of Washington-Bothell.
Info derived Grain size of surface and subsurface sediment. Age of subsurface sediment by OSL dating. Measurements of wind speed, direction, rainfall from weather station deployment.
Comments OFA funded work (BLM). TBD where samples will be housed.
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Explorer G62-2733K
Start Blythe, CA 2018-12-26
End Blythe, CA 2019-05-31
Days in the field 14
West -114.94104443
East -114.72953343
North 33.60775712
South 33.49101672


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Amy East
Crew members
(not identified)
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Amy East
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Hand-grab sample Biology, Chemistry, Geology (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity