Field Activity S105MK

Identifier S105MK
Alternate names S-1-05-MK
Purpose Determine baseline suspended sediment levels for future comparison and evaluation of watershed restoration efforts.
Description United States Geological Survey. Chief Scientist: Mike Field, USGS CMG. Suspended Sediment Sampling data (opticalbackscattersensor, Niskenbottle, currentmeter) of field activity S-1-05-MK in Molokai, Hawaii from 04/01/2005 to 04/11/2005
Location Hawaii
Info derived Baseline suspended sediment levels, current speed and direction, wind speed and direction
Comments Reef flat walking transects, small boats, sea-kayaks Data exists on Makai/ots/Hawaii/Molokai Staff information imported from InfoBank Mike Field - Chief Scientist USGS CMG Susie Cochran - Geologist USGS CMG Kathy Presto (USGS CMG) - Oceanographer Curt Storlazzi - Oceanographer USGS CMG Renee Takesue - Geochemist USGS CMG Mike Torresan - Geologist USGS CMG Charlene Tetlak - Geologist USGS CMG Tom Reiss - Oceanographer USGS CMG Josh Logan - Information Specialist USGS CMG Pat Chavez - Remote Sensing Specialist USGS NMD Rian Bogle - instrumentation USGS NMD Eric Wong - instrumentation USGS NMD Andrea Ogston - Oceanographer Univ. of Washington John Crockett - Oceanographer Univ. of Washington Paul Jokiel - Marine Biologist Univ. of Hawaii Ku'ulei Rodgers - Marine Biologist Univ. of Hawaii Will Smith - Geographer Univ. of Hawaii Kana Uchino - Marine Biologist Univ. of Hawaii Jon Stock - Geologist USGS GD Barry Hill - Hydrologist USGS WRD Eric Brown - Marine Ecologist National Park Service
Kayak-type Platform
Small Boat
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Start (port not specified) 2005-04-01
End (port not specified) 2005-04-11
West -157.016
East -156.88687
North 21.08339
South 21.04264
Activity Suspended Sediment Sampling


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Michael E Field
Crew members
Michael E Torresan
Scientist, Staff
Curt Storlazzi
Scientist, Staff
Joshua Logan
Scientist, Staff
Renee K Takesue
Scientist, Staff
Michael E Field
Scientist, Staff
Susan Cochran
Scientist, Staff
Thomas E Reiss
Scientist, Staff
Bogle, Rian
Scientist, Staff
Chavez, Pat
Scientist, Staff
Crockett, John
Scientist, Staff
Presto, Kathy
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Joshua Logan
Specialist, Information
Affiliate staff Charlene Tetlak - Geologist USGS CMG,Eric Wong - instrumentation USGS NMD,Andrea Ogston - Oceanographer Univ. of Washington,Paul Jokiel - Marine Biologist Univ. of Hawaii,Ku'ulei Rodgers - Marine Biologist Univ. of Hawaii,Will Smith - Geographer Univ. of Hawaii,Kana Uchino - Marine Biologist Univ. of Hawaii,Jon Stock - Geologist USGS GD,Barry Hill - Hydrologist USGS WRD,Eric Brown - Marine Ecologist National Park Service

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data, Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Current, Turbidity, Navigation, Chemistry

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Niskenbottle Chemistry (no data reported)
currentmeter Current (no data reported)
GPS Navigation 2
opticalbackscattersensor Turbidity (no data reported)


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format GPS Joshua Logan
Global positioning system (GPS) data s-1-05-mk.060 GPS Provisional best file Joshua Logan


Samples collected during this field activity