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Summary Information for Field Activity 1999-025-FA

Area of Operations: south side of Molokai, Hawaiian Islands, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: April 14, 1999 to April 14, 1999

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

   Mike Field - CMGP-Menlo Park

Objectives: Sediment coring in reef embayments and in the shallow lagoon inshore of coral reef. Purpose of sampling is to determine recent rates of sediment accumulation in areas where the reef health is degraded.

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Summary: SCUBA diving was used to a max. depth of 60 feet. Most observations of coral and sampling will be accomplished by snorkeling. Each of the field party collected sediment samples and photographed the bottom. The fluff sampler, slide hammer corer, and grab sampler were tested on this cruise.

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier P-25-99-HW. Visit this site for more information.

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PROWLER

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