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ID A-7-03-HW
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California,Stanford University. Chief Scientist: Mike Field. CTD and Video data (CTDmeter, opticalbackscattersensor, underwatertelevision, sizedistributionsensor, Niskenbottle) of field activity A-7-03-HW in West Maui, Hawaii from 07/05/2003 to 07/09/2003
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Stanford University
Project/Theme Coral Reefs
Chief Scientist Mike Field
Activity Type CTD and Video
Platform Alyce C
Area of Operation West Maui, Hawaii, Hawaii
Bounding Coordinates
22.25000
-160.25000    -154.25000
18.75000
Ports leave Lahaina, Maui
arrive Lahaina, Maui
Dates 07/05/2003 (JD 186) to 07/09/2003 (JD 190)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
Eric Grossman
Ann Gibbs
Crew
Eric Grossman Coordinate and conduct mapping and sampling, acquire CTD/VIDEOdata and collect water samples, USGS WR CMG
Jodi Harney Acquire LISST data, USGS WR CMG
Ann Gibbs Acquire navigation data, USGS WR CMG
Adina Paytan Collect water samples, Stanford University
Joseph Street Collect water samples, Stanford University
Mike Field Chief Scientist, USGS WR CMG
Equipment Used
CTDmeter
opticalbackscattersensor
underwatertelevision
sizedistributionsensor
Niskenbottle
Purpose
Map and sample groundwater discharge into nearshore zone; map suspended
sediment concentration and grain size in water column; map benthic cover.
Information to be Derived
Conductivity, temperature salinity, optical backscatter, sediment
concentration and 32 sediment-grain size classes of suspended sediments, pH, and
chlorophyll in the water column. Scaled video of substrate type, coral cover,
and benthic habitats. Ra isotopes of nearshore water to derive mixing models and
quantify terrestrial groundwater discharge into near shore. _14C and _13C of
near shore waters to quantify terrestrial groundwater discharge into near shore.
DIC concentration of near shore water to quantify carbonate chemistry. DOC and
POC of near shore water to assess local carbon budget. Nutrient concentration
(nitrate, nitrite, ammonium, phosphate) of near shore water to characterize
nutrient and calculate flux.
Publications
Gibbs, A.E., Cochran, S.A., and Tierney, P.W., 2013, Seafloor video footage and
still-frame grabs from U.S. Geological Survey cruises in Hawaiian nearshore
waters: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 735, 11 p.
http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/735/
Got Help? For A-7-03-HW, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, notes, owner, project number, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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A-7-03-HW location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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