Field Activity 2019-661-FA

Identifier 2019-661-FA
Purpose Evaluate sediment properties and accumulation rates in area of proposed solar array development.
Location Chuckwalla Valley, Riverside County, California
Summary Weather data and stratigraphic/sedimentologic data are written up (in press with SPN as of Jan 2021) as product IP-124276. A separate data release will also be made (not yet created) for archiving all data.
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. Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-689-FA
Other (Other)
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Explorer G62-2733K
Start Blythe, CA 2019-11-11
End Blythe, CA 2020-09-30
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
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)
Hand-grab sample Biology, Chemistry, Geology (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity