Area of Operations: Kamiloloa, Pala'au, Molokai, Hawaii, United States, North America, North Pacific
Dates: November 08, 2001 to November 14, 2001
Chief scientist: Mike Bothner
Objectives: Recover, refurbish and redeploy sediment traps with pressure, optical backscatter and microcat sensors. Collect a few bottom sediment samples with a small grab sampler and/or core tube.
Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;
Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis
Suspended sediment concentrations
Summary: 11/8: Curt Storlazzi and others recover tube trap at Kamiloloa. 11/11: Recovery and deployment of tube traps at Hale Olono, Pala'au, and Kamiloloa. Recover Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. 11/13: Mike Field and Curt Storlazzi deployed tube traps and Dobies at Puko'o and Kamalo. Recovery and deployment of tube traps on mud flat south of Hotel Molokai. 11/14: Deployment of Honjo instrument packages at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Collection of grab samples at Pala'au and Kamiloloa. Collection of 3 push cores at Pala'au. Deployment of tube trap attached to camera framework west of Kaunakakai wharf. Moorings recovered: 2 (#661 and 662 both deployed FA 01063 ALYCE C Jul. 31 - Aug. 5, 2001). Moorings deployed: 2 (#680 and 681 recovered FA 02027 ALYCE C Feb. 14-15, 2002).
Contact: Michael Casso (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fran Lightsom (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-01-MK. Visit this site for more information.
Related Links: http://soundwaves.er.usgs.gov/2009/05/awards.html
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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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2006.01.008)
Bothner, Michael H., Reynolds, Richard L., Casso, Michael A., Storlazzi, Curt D., and Field, Michael E.,2008, Sediment mobility along Moloka`i's fringing coral reef; evidence from sediment traps; Chapter 19 of Field, Michael E., Cochran, Susan A., Logan, Joshua B., and Storlazzi, Curt D., eds., The coral reef of south Moloka`i, Hawai`i; portrait of a sediment-threatened fringing reef: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5101, p. 147-152. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5101/sir2007-5101_chapter19.pdf)
Field, M.E., Bothner, M.E., Chavez, P.S., Jr., Cochran, S.A., Jokiel, P.L., Ogston, A.S., Presto, M.K., and Storlazzi, C.D.,2008, The effects of a Kona storm on the Moloka`i reef; November and December 2001; Chapter 21 of Field, Michael E., Cochran, Susan A., Logan, Joshua B., and Storlazzi Curt D., eds., The coral reef of south Moloka`i, Hawai`i; portrait of a sediment-threatened fringing reef: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5101, p. 159-164. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5101/sir2007-5101_chapter21.pdf)
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