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|Determine temporal variability in bed sediment erodibility and investigate its causes
|northern San Francisco Bay
|Push cores and suspended sediment samples collected for analysis.
|Wave propoerties, currents, suspended-sediment concentration, salinity, water level, bed sediemnt grains size, bulk density, and carbon content.
MarFac; Dodge Ram truck G43-1698S
MarFac; Ford F350 pickup/stake truck; 6 pass; G82-0317H
2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
|Jessica R Lacy
|Maureen Downing-Kunz, CAWSC Francis Parchaso, WMA
|Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Time Series
|Photo, Navigation, Geology, Mooring (physical oceanography)
|Hydrodynamic time-series data from San Pablo Bay and Grizzly Bay , California, 2019
|Moorings - Tripods
|Hydrodynamic and sediment transport time-series data, including water depth, velocity, turbidity, conductivity, and temperature, were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center within two embayments of San Francisco Bay. Data were collected in San Pablo Bay and Grizzly Bay from June to August 2019 at seven unique stations. Data files are grouped by area (shallows of San Pablo Bay, channel of San Pablo Bay, and shallows of Grizzly Bay). Each shallow site contained a variety of sensors located on two tripods and one surface mooring, while the channel site consisted of one tripod. Users are advised to assess data quality carefully, and to check metadata for instrument information, as platform deployment times and data-processing methods varied.
|Joanne C. T Ferreira
|Grain size, bulk density, and organic carbon of sediment cores from San Pablo Bay and Grizzly Bay, California, 2019
|Bed sediment samples were collected in San Pablo Bay and Grizzly Bays on eight days from June through November 2019, to analyze for sediment properties including bulk density, particle size distribution, and percent organic carbon. Sediment samples were collected from a small vessel near pre-established USGS instrument moorings using a Gomex box corer that was subsampled with three push cores (37 mm in diameter) per Gomex core. Six subsamples were collected from the top 5 centimeters (cm) of each push core, a few push cores included the top 8 cm. The top two subsamples were each 0.5 cm thick, and all following subsamples were each 1 cm thick. Push core samples from the first, third, and fifth centimeter depth were analyzed for grain size and percent organic carbon, while all 6 sections were analyzed for bulk density. Data are provided in a comma-delimited values spreadsheet. These data were collected as part of a collaborative project with the USGS California Water Science Center and the USGS Water Mission Area on physical and biological controls on sediment erodibility, funded by the USGS Priority Ecosystems Program for San Francisco Bay and Delta and the USGS Coastal Marine Hazards and Resources Program.
|Lukas T Winkler Prins