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Summary Information for Field Activity 2001-054-FA

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

Dates: April 24, 2001 to May 01, 2001

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

   Michael Field - Santa Cruz

Objectives: Recover and redeploy two sediment trap tripods and a number of tube-style sediment traps. Three day trips are anticipated to complete the equipment turn-arounds.

Type of Activity:

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

Summary: 4/24: Recovery and deployment of tube traps on mud flat south of Hotel Molokai. 4/25: Recovery of Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Recovery and deployment of tube traps at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Curt Storlazzi recovered Dobie at Hale Olono. 4/28: Deployment of Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Deployment of Dobie and tube trap at Hale Olono. 4/29: Mike Field and Curt Storlazzi deployed tube tube traps and Dobies at Puko'o and Kamalo. Moorings recovered: 2 (#MOK2MC1 and MOK2MC2 deployed FA 01014 ALYCE C Jan. 8-9, 2001). Moorings deployed: 2 (#642 and 643 recovered FA 01063 ALYCE C Jul. 31 - Aug. 5, 2001).

Contact: Michael Casso (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-2-01-MK. 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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