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Field Activities - November 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 2014-647-FA
Dates: October 19 to November 05
Location: Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Research Project: Climate Change Impacts to the U.S. Pacific and Arctic Coasts
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Curt Storlazzi
Objectives: To Understand The Impact of Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change on Department of Defense Installations on Atolls in the Pacific Ocean


Field Activity 2014-328-FA
Dates: October 26 to November 01
Location: desert north of Tucson, AZ
Research Project: Microbiology research
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Dale Griffin
Objectives: To collect baseline information for Coccidioides immitis in the atmosphere


Field Activity 2014-332-FA
Dates: October 27 to November 14
Location: Biscayne National Park, Fowey Rocks Light (Homestead, FL) FKNMS, Crocker Reef (Islamorada, FL) FKNMS, Crocker Reef (Key Largo, FL) FKNMS, Sombrero Reef (Marathon, FL) FKNMS, Looe Key coral nursery (Summerland Key, FL) Dry Tortugas National Park (Key West, FL)
Research Project: Coral Reef Research Ecosystem Studies
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Ilsa Kuffner
Objectives: Site visit to coral calcification monitoring stations to measure coral and algal calcification rates


Field Activity 2014-673-FA
Dates: November 03 to November 07
Location: Northern Monterey Bay, California
Research Project: National Seafloor Mapping and Benthic Habitat Studies: Pacific
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Curt Storlazzi
Objectives: Investigate changes to Ripple Scour Depressions in Northern Monterey Bay over a winter season.


Field Activity 2014-665-FA
Dates: November 04 to November 05
Location: South King County, Washington
Research Project: Multi-Disciplinary Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Renee Takesue
Objectives: Field reconnaissance to select FY15-17 study sites.


Field Activity 2014-677-FA
Dates: November 05 to November 05
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 2014-674-FA
Dates: November 05 to November 07
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Research Project: Marine Geomorphology, Evolution, and Habitats
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Curt Storlazzi
Objectives: Understand oceanographic controls on ripple-scour depression evolution


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