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Field Activities - December 2014

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Field Activity 2014-656-FA
Dates: September 16 to December 05
Location: San Pablo Bay in northern San Francisco Bay, CA, USA
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jessica Lacy
Objectives: Investigate temporal variability in sediment resuspension and salinities in San Pablo Bay during drought conditions.


Field Activity 2014-069-FA
Dates: December 01 to December 01
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 2014-678-FA
Dates: December 01 to February 06
Location: San Pablo Bay in northern San Francisco Bay, CA, USA
Research Project: Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jessica Lacy
Objectives: Investigate temporal variability in sediment resuspension in San Pablo Bay and sediment delivery to China Camp marsh.


Field Activity 2014-685-FA
Dates: December 04 to December 04
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 2014-026-FA
Dates: December 08 to December 10
Location: Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory, Massachusetts
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Christopher Sherwood
Objectives: Recover bottom platforms and NIMBBLEs for NSF Inner Shelf Study


Field Activity 2014-333-FA
Dates: December 08 to December 12
Location: Islamorada, FL
Research Project: Coral Reef Research Ecosystem Studies
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates, David Zawada
Objectives: Download OCS and replace batteries, deploy ADCP, drill core.


Field Activity 2014-686-FA
Dates: December 09 to December 10
Location: Monterey Bay
Research Project: Climate Change Impacts to the U.S. Pacific and Arctic Coasts
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Patrick Barnard, Curt Storlazzi, Jonathan Warrick
Objectives: Collect baseline topography and bathymetry for ENSO impacts in Monterey Bay


Field Activity 2014-683-FA
Dates: December 12 to December 18
Location: West Hawaii Island, Hawaii
Research Project: Pacific Coral Reef Geology and Oceanography
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Eric Grossman
Objectives: Map submarine groundwater discharge and nearshore water properties affecting coral community composition, size structure, bleaching and health indicators.


Field Activity 2014-070-FA
Dates: December 12 to December 19
Location: Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, Gulf of Maine, 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: Collect sediment samples, photos, video, and ctd data for substrate mapping on Stellwagen Bank in collaboration with Stellwagen NMS scientists.


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