Field Activity A309MK

Identifier A309MK
Alternate names A-3-09-MK
Purpose To understand the influence of sea level on sediment transport.
Description United States Geological Survey, Pacific Science Center. Conduct in-situ measurements of sediment dynamics data of field activity A-3-09-MK in Molokai, HI from 05/18/2009 to 05/27/2009
Location HI
Info derived Waves, currents, tides, acoustic backscatter, optical backscatter, temperature, salinity, sediment composition, sediment grain size, wind speed, wind direction, seafloor imagery.
Comments small zodiac inflatable used, and shore based fieldwork. Data exists on Makai/ots/Hawaii/Molokai Staff information imported from InfoBank Mike Field Susie Cochran Josh Logan Andrea Ogston Mike Torresan Curt Storlazzi Kathy Presto Hank Chezar Nate Smiley Rian Bogle
Alyce C
Start Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 2009-05-18
End Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 2009-05-27
West -157.028
East -156.97391
North 21.08105
South 21.06304
Activity Conduct in-situ measurements of sediment dynamics


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Crew members
Michael E Torresan
Scientist, Staff
Henry Chezar
Scientist, Staff
Curt Storlazzi
Scientist, Staff
Joshua Logan
Scientist, Staff
Michael E Field
Scientist, Staff
Susan Cochran
Scientist, Staff
Bogle, Rian
Scientist, Staff
Presto, Kathy
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Joshua Logan
Specialist, Information
Affiliate staff Andrea Ogston,Nate Smiley

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Time Series
Data type: Navigation, Mooring (physical oceanography)

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
navigation Navigation 2
instrumentmooring Mooring (physical oceanography) (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Integrated navigation (SINS) data a-3-09-mk.050 navigation Curt Storlazzi
Lat/Long/UTM/State Plane data a-3-09-mk.650 navigation Provisional best file Curt Storlazzi


Samples collected during this field activity