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Field Activities - January 2015

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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 2015-603-FA
Dates: Jaunary 02 to Jaunary 02
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 2014-336-FA
Dates: Jaunary 03 to Jaunary 19
Location: Offshore Breton Island, LA
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: James Flocks
Objectives: Acquisition of cores used to understand the sub-aqueous geology, and to groundtruth geophysical data collected in June and July from Field Activity Numbers 2014-314-FA and 2014-317-FA.


Field Activity 2015-602-FA
Dates: Jaunary 11 to Jaunary 21
Location: Roi Nanur, Marshall Islands
Research Project: Coastal Aquifer ProjectII [CAPII]
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Peter Swarzenski
Objectives: Examine coastal aquifer response to SLR


Field Activity 2015-013-FA
Dates: Jaunary 11 to Jaunary 18
Location: Yucatan Peninsula Mexico
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: John Pohlman
Objectives: Recover and deploy dataloggers, osmosamplers and the Octopipi water sampler from coastal caves in the Yucatan Penisula Mexico


Field Activity 2014-026-FA
Dates: Jaunary 13 to Jaunary 14
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 2015-609-FA
Dates: Jaunary 15 to Jaunary 15
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 2015-301-FA
Dates: Jaunary 20 to Jaunary 23
Location: Fire Island, NY
Research Project: Hurricane Sandy Supplemental Funding - Fire Island
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Cheryl Hapke
Objectives: On going post-Sandy beach recovery assessment


Field Activity 2015-604-FA
Dates: Jaunary 20 to Jaunary 30
Location: Northern Monterey Bay, California
Research Project: Marine Geomorphology, Evolution, and Habitats
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 2015-012-FA
Dates: Jaunary 21 to Jaunary 21
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 2015-303-FA
Dates: Jaunary 26 to February 06
Location: Crocker Reef, Florida
Research Project: Coral Reef Research Ecosystem Studies
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Kimberly Yates
Objectives: Collect water chemistry data and service equipment.


Field Activity 2015-605-FA
Dates: Jaunary 27 to Jaunary 31
Location: Puget Sound
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Guy Gelfenbaum, Jonathan Warrick
Objectives: Collect nearshore bathymetry and beach topography


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