Field Activity 2023-603-FA

Identifier 2023-603-FA
Alternate names NBM23
Purpose To investigate the influence of tides, waves, and water levels on near-marsh suspended sediment concentration (SSC) and deposition on tidal marsh surfaces.
Location Corte Madera Marsh and San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge, California
Info derived Hydrodynamic data, sediment grain size and bulk density, SSC
Comments Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2022-619-FA.
R/V Jewell
2018 Pacific Boats, Length: 23 ft, Beam: 8.6 ft, Draft: 1 meter
MarFac; Dodge Ram truck G43-1698S
MarFac; Expedition G62-3094P
Start (port not specified) 2023-01-01
End (port not specified) 2023-07-01
Days in the field 18
West -122.56347656
East -122.25585938
North 38.22955046
South 37.79676318
Marine operations Yes


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Jessica R Lacy
Crew members
Joanne C. T Ferreira
Scientist, Staff
Jessica R Lacy
Scientist, Staff
Timothy C Elfers
Scientist, Staff
Cordell Johnson
Scientist, Staff
Peter Dal Ferro
Scientist, Staff
Daniel J Nowacki
Scientist, Staff
Daniel C Powers
Scientist, Staff
Rachel K Marcuson
Scientist, Staff
McGill, Samantha
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
McGill, Samantha
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Thorne, Karen (USGS WERC)

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Sampling, Location-Elevation
Data type: Conductivity, CTD, Pressure, Sediment Properties, Temperature, Tide, Turbidity, Wave, Geology, Navigation

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
CTD - RBR CTD, Mooring (physical oceanography) (no data reported)
watersamples Conductivity, CTD, Dissolved Oxygen, Fluorescence, Nitrate, pH, Temperature, Turbidity, Wave (no data reported)
Nortek Vector ADV Temperature, Mooring (physical oceanography), Wave, Tide, Pressure, Current (no data reported)
OBS Sediment Properties, Turbidity, Biology, Chemistry, Geology (no data reported)
Trimble R10 Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation, Profiles, Transects (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity