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Summary Information for Field Activity 2001-014-FA

Area of Operations: Kamiloloa, Paula'au, Molokai, Hawaii, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: January 08, 2001 to January 09, 2001

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

   Michael Field - Santa Cruz

Objectives: Deploy an instrumented sediment trap tripod at two locations along the coral reef off the southern coast of Molokai.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work; Photography;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis
Suspended sediment concentrations

Summary: Deployment of the new trap tripods and replacement of the tube traps was completed with no problems. Moorings deployed: 2 (#MOK2MC1 and MOK2MC2 both recovered FA 01054 ALYCE C Apr. 24 - May 1, 2001).

Contact: Michael Casso (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-14-01-HW. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Bothner, Michael H., Reynolds, Richard L., Casso, Michael A., Storlazzi, Curt D., and Field, Michael E.,2006, Quantity, composition, and source of sediment collected in sediment traps along the fringing coral reef off Molokai, Hawaii: Marine Pollution Bulletin, v. 52, no. 9: p. 1034-1047. (Also available at

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