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Field Activities - July 2014

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Field Activity 2014-002-FA
Dates: June 16 to July 25
Location: Delmarva peninsula, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Research Project: Hurricane Sandy Studies in the Delmarva Peninsula
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 2014-638-FA
Dates: June 23 to September 19
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 2014-021-FA
Dates: June 30 to July 02
Location: Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory, Massachusetts
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Christopher Sherwood
Objectives: Deploy bottom platforms and NIMBBLEs for NSF Inner Shelf Study


Field Activity 2014-006-FA
Dates: July 02 to July 09
Location: Nantucket margin, shelf break to continental slope, Massachusetts
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Carolyn Ruppel
Objectives: Image methane plumes offshore Nantucket in support of collaborative water column sampling activity


Field Activity 2014-644-FA
Dates: July 03 to July 03
Location: Capitola Beach, CA, USA
Research Project: High Energy Active Margins
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Patrick Barnard
Objectives: Monitor sand movement


Field Activity 2014-315-FA
Dates: July 06 to July 19
Location: Crocker Reef, Islamorada, FL, USA, Atlantic Ocean, Northern Hemisphere, Earth, Solar System, Milky Way, Intergalactic Space
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, microbiological data and physical oceanography parameters.


Field Activity 2014-643-FA
Dates: July 08 to July 18
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 2014-646-FA
Dates: July 08 to July 08
Location: Santa Cruz
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, Guy Gelfenbaum, Jonathan Warrick
Objectives: Collect topographic information on Santa Cruz beaches


Field Activity 2014-314-FA
Dates: July 11 to July 31
Location: Breton Island, Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: James Flocks, Jennifer Miselis
Objectives: Characterize the geologic framework


Field Activity 2014-044-FA
Dates: July 14 to July 14
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 2014-651-FA
Dates: July 16 to July 16
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 2014-632-FA
Dates: July 17 to August 02
Location: Central California, Gaviota to Point Sal
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: Comprehensive mapping for California Seafloor Mapping Program; hazard assessment of southern Hosgri fault and connections to faults in Transverse Ranges and Santa Barbara Channel


Field Activity 2014-650-FA
Dates: July 21 to July 31
Location: Univ. of Washington, Friday Habror Labs
Research Project: Coastal Aquifer ProjectII [CAPII]
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Peter Swarzenski
Objectives: Provide groundwater flux measurements for our NSF- REU project


Field Activity 2014-633-FA
Dates: July 24 to August 01
Location: Elwha River, Port Angeles, Washington
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Melissa Foley, Jonathan Warrick
Objectives: Monitor the change in the estuary and nearshore following dam removal on the Elwha River


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