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Summary Information for Field Activity 2001-063-FA

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

Dates: July 31, 2001 to August 05, 2001

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

   Michael Field (USGS, Santa Cruz)

Objectives: Recover, clean, repower and deploy 2 time series traps, OBSes, and microcats. Exchange standard tube traps along the reef front.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;

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

Summary: 7/31: Mike F. and Curt S. recover and deploy tube trap at Hale Olono. 8/1: Recovery and deployment of tube traps on mud flat south of Hotel Molokai. 8/2: Recovery of Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Recovery and deployment of tube traps at Kamiloloa. 8/3: Mike F. and Curt S. recover and deploy tube traps at Puko'o and Kamalo. 8/4: Deployment of Honjo instrument package at Pala'au. Recovery and deployment of tube trap at Pala'au. 8/5: Deployment of Honjo instrument package at Kamiloloa. Recovery and deployment of tube trap at Kamiloloa. Moorings recovered: 2 (#642 and 643 both deployed FA 01054 ALYCE C Apr. 24 - May 1, 2001). Moorings deployed: 2 (#661 and 662 both recovered FA 01084 ALYCE C Nov. 8-14, 2001).

Contact: Michael Casso (mcasso@usgs.gov)
Fran Lightsom (flightsom@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-01-HW. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.er.usgs.gov/2009/05/awards.html

Platform Info:
ALYCE C

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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2006.01.008)

Data Types and Locations:

Oceanographic MeasurementsSamples

 

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