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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-027-FA

Area of Operations: Kamiloloa, Pala'au, Hale Olono, Puko'o, Kamalo, Island of Molokai, Hawaii, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: February 14, 2002 to February 15, 2002

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

   Mike Field, CMGP-Santa Cruz, CA

Objectives: Final recovery of two 21-bottle time-series sediment traps. Recovery of ~14 suspended sediment tube traps. Collection of 2 1.75-inch ID push cores. Downloading of salinity and turbidity data. Perform a post-recovery turbidity calibration bucket test. Clean, dismantle, and ship time-series trap tripods back to Woods Hole. Ship all other gear back to Woods Hole.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary: All cruise objectives were met.

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

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-02-HW. Visit this site for more information.

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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)

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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