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Field Activities - December 2016

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Field Activity 2016-638-FA
Dates: Jaunary 01 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 2016-648-FA
Dates: May 26 to July 01
Location: Icy Bay, Alaska
Research Project: Tsunami Hazards, Modeling, and the Sedimentary Record
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Bruce Richmond
Objectives: Map tsunami deposits created by landslide generated tsunami, Icy Bay, AK


Field Activity 2016-635-FA
Dates: June 01 to June 30
Location: Aitutaki, Cook Islands, South Pacific
Research Project: Climate Change Impacts to the U.S. Pacific and Arctic Coasts
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Bruce Richmond
Objectives: Document late Holocene sea level history on motus (atoll islets).


Field Activity 2016-682-FA
Dates: August 15 to August 15
Location: Port Susan Bay, Puget Sound, WA
Research Project: Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound
CMGP Center: Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Eric Grossman
Objectives: Examine sediment transport and sedimentation patterns and their effects on lagoon surface water and marsh groundwater and drainage.


Field Activity 2016-669-FA
Dates: October 12 to December 09
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 CA Water Science Center.


Field Activity 2016-363-DD
Dates: October 28 to October 28
Location: Madeira Beach, FL
Research Project: National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards - NACCH
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jennifer Brown
Objectives: To collect imagery that will subsequently be input into a photo/video collection.


Field Activity 2016-050-FA
Dates: December 04 to December 10
Location: St. Thomas, USVI
Research Project: Other
CMGP Center: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Jason Chaytor
Objectives: Recover USGS Honjo Mooring


Field Activity 2016-681-FA
Dates: December 06 to April 14
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 CA Water Science Center.


Field Activity 2016-369-FA
Dates: December 16 to December 26
Location: Indian River Lagoon, FL
Research Project: Coastal Aquifer Project - CAPII
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith
Objectives: Evaluating the spatial variability of groundwater discharge in the surface waters of Indian River Lagoon, Fla. Continuous restivity profiling will be collected as well.


Field Activity 17TST01
Dates: December 25 to December 25
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Research Project: St. Petersburg Science Center Marine Operations
CMGP Center: St. Petesburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
Chief Scientist: Nancy DeWitt
Objectives: Equipment testing


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