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Field Activities - August 2015

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Field Activity 2015-638-FA
Dates: December 09 to December 31
Location: Carmel River, California, USA
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Amy East
Objectives: Measure topographic profiles of the river channel.


Field Activity 2015-641-FA
Dates: May 22 to July 31
Location: San Francisco Bay Delta, Little Holland Tract, California
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jessica Lacy
Objectives: To improve the scientific basis for shallow water habitat restoration to support fisheries in the San Francisco Bay Delta, in collaboration with scientists from the NRP and CA Water Science Center.


Field Activity 2015-647-FA
Dates: July 13 to August 14
Location: Oregon and Washington Coast
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Andrew Stevens, Guy Gelfenbaum
Objectives: Collect bathymetric and topographic data from Oregon and Washington coasts.


Field Activity 2015-652-FA
Dates: July 19 to August 11
Location: Elwha River, Port Angeles, Washington
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jonathan Warrick, Melissa Foley
Objectives: Monitor the change in the river, estuary and nearshore following dam removal on the Elwha River


Field Activity 2015-320-FA
Dates: July 20 to August 07
Location: Point Au Fer, LA
Research Project: Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring - BICM
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jack Kindinger
Objectives: Collect single beam bathymetry along the Louisiana coastline from Point Au Fer to Raccoon Island, Louisiana.


Field Activity 2015-651-FA
Dates: August 01 to August 25
Location: AK
Research Project: Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring - BICM
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Daniel Brothers
Objectives:


Field Activity 2015-659-FA
Dates: August 03 to October 13
Location: San Francisco Bay Delta, Little Holland Tract, California
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jessica Lacy
Objectives: To improve the scientific basis for shallow water habitat restoration to support fisheries in the San Francisco Bay Delta, in collaboration with scientists from the CA Water Science Center.


Field Activity 2015-054-FA
Dates: August 06 to August 06
Location: , Great Harbor, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Research Project: National Seafloor Mapping and Benthic Habitat Studies: Atlantic
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Page Valentine
Objectives: Monitor experiment on the invasive colonial tunicate Didemnum vexillum at the WHOI dock.


Field Activity 2015-056-FA
Dates: August 06 to August 16
Location: Guinea Creek tributary, Rehoboth Bay, Delmarva Peninsula, Delaware, United States
Research Project: Biogeochemistry, groundwater monitoring, and environmental assessment
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Kevin Kroeger, Thomas Brooks
Objectives: Submarine groundwater discharge measurements


Field Activity 2015-655-FA
Dates: August 09 to August 14
Location: Sears Point, CA
Research Project: Bay Delta Project
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Janet Watt
Objectives: Map onshore structure of Hayward-Rodgers Creek stepover


Field Activity 2015-322-FA
Dates: August 11 to August 21
Location: Dauphin Island, Alabama
Research Project: Dauphin Island National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith
Objectives: To collect baseline sediment information for offshore regions and back-barrier regions of Dauphin Island.


Field Activity 2015-327-FA
Dates: August 11 to August 14
Location: Anna Maria Island, Florida
Research Project: Advanced Remote Sensing Methods for Coastal Science and Management
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: David Zawada
Objectives: Field test ATRIS


Field Activity 2015-662-FA
Dates: August 18 to August 18
Location: Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA, California
Research Project: High Energy Active Margins
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Patrick Barnard
Objectives: Monitor changes in beach sand volume and distribution


Field Activity 2015-326-FA
Dates: August 19 to August 29
Location: Dauphin Island, Alabama, Gulf of Mexico
Research Project: Dauphin Island National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: James Flocks
Objectives: To collect singlebeam bathymetric and subbottom geophysical data for NFWIF RESTORE Dauphin Island feasibility study.


Field Activity 2015-653-FA
Dates: August 25 to August 26
Location: Tomales Bay, California, United States, Pacific Ocean
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Mary McGann
Objectives: To investigate the present spatial extent and abundance of the invasive foraminifera Trochammina hadai in Tomales Bay, California, comparing both to a baseline study in 1982 and a resampling in 2005.


Field Activity 2015-329-FA
Dates: August 26 to August 27
Location: Old Tampa Bay/ Safety Harbor
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith, Marci Marot
Objectives: Examine effects of sediment resuspension on Pyrodinium cysts distribution and viability.


Field Activity 2015-325-FA
Dates: August 31 to September 09
Location: Sombrero, Tennessee, and Crocker Reefs, Florida Keys
Research Project: Coral Reef Ecosystems Studies - CREST
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Lauren Toth
Objectives: Collecting cores of coral-reef framework (drill coring)


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