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Field Activities - July 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 2015-023-FA
Dates: April 27 to July 31
Location: Offshore India
Research Project: USGS GAS HYDRATES
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: William Waite, John Pohlman
Objectives: Conduct coring and pressure coring in Indian Ocean as part of NGHP-02 under auspices of Indian program managed by ONGC.


Field Activity 2015-642-FA
Dates: May 22 to July 31
Location: Rio Vista, CA Little Holland Tract, Sacramento River Delta
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jessica Lacy
Objectives: Baseline Topographic and Bathymetric survey of Little Holland Tract


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 2015-001-FA
Dates: June 08 to July 17
Location: Mid-Atlantic Bight, Delaware/Maryland/Virginia, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Laura Brothers, E. Robert Thieler
Objectives: map inner shelf bathymetry, surficial sediment type, geologic framework


Field Activity 2015-028-FA
Dates: June 28 to July 06
Location: Area west of Prins Karls Forland (island on the west side of Svalbard, Norway).
Research Project: USGS GAS HYDRATES
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: John Pohlman
Objectives: To gather time series methane flux data in a field of known methane seeps on the seafloor.


Field Activity 2015-646-FA
Dates: July 01 to July 05
Location: Federal Way, Washington
Research Project: USGS GAS HYDRATES
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Renee Takesue
Objectives: Determine seagrass habitat quality and availability at small stream deltas on the South King County shoreline.


Field Activity 2015-626-FA
Dates: July 13 to July 24
Location: Tutuila, American Samoa
Research Project: Pacific Coral Reef Geology and Oceanography
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Curt Storlazzi
Objectives: Collect information on circulation and water-column properties in the National Park of American Samoa for the US National Park Sertvice


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 2015-648-FA
Dates: July 27 to July 31
Location: Puget Sound
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jonathan Warrick, Guy Gelfenbaum
Objectives: Collect nearshore bathymetry and beach topography


Field Activity 2015-634-FA
Dates: July 27 to July 31
Location: Santa Cruz, California, United States, Pacific Ocean
Research Project: Coastal and marine earthquake, tsunami, and landslide active margin field studies
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Samuel Johnson
Objectives: High resolution survey of the San Gregorio fault where it crosses the shelf break in northern Monterey Bay.


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