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ID A-3-02-HW
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Mike Field. Geological data (ADP, opticalbackscattersensor, wavepressure, ADV, currentmeter) of field activity A-3-02-HW in Maui, Hawaii from 08/12/2002 to 08/19/2002
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Project/Theme Coral Reefs
Chief Scientist Mike Field
Activity Type Geological
Platform Alyce C
Area of Operation Maui, Hawaii, Hawaii
Bounding Coordinates
-156.68112    -156.68112
Ports leave Lahaina, Maui
arrive Lahaina, Maui
Dates 08/12/2002 (JD 224) to 08/19/2002 (JD 231)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
Curt Storlazzi
Bruce Jaffe
Andrea Ogston
Josh Logan
Mike Field Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Bruce Jaffe Oceanographer, USGS Western Region
Curt Storlazzi Oceanographer/Geologist, USGS Western Region
Andrea Ogston Oceanographer, Univ. Washington, School of Oceanography
Josh Logan GIS Specialist, USGS Western Region
Susie Cochran Project Coordinator, USGS Western Region
Rebecca Stamski Graduate Student, UC Santa Cruz, Earth Science Dept.
Kathy Presto Graduate Student, Univ. Washington, School of Oceanography
Joe Reich Boat Captain,
Equipment Used
Collect measurements of currents, waves and suspended sediment in coral
reef environments using both tripod and backpacked mounted instrument packages
to assist in determining physical constraints on coral distribution.
Information to be Derived
Current speed and direction, suspended sediment concentration,
salinity, wave height and period.
Maui instrument tripod will be recovered from location using
the vessel Alyce C.  Data from the previous deployment will be
downloaded and the instruments will be refurbished at the Maui Ocean
Center. The instrument will be redeployed at the same location for
further measurements. An additional instrument package designed to
collect the same measurements will be deployed in-shore from the
current tripod location.
This activity was given two IDs: one for the data gathered on the vessel Alyce C 
(A302HW), and another for the backpack mounted instrument work on the Molokai 
reef flat (AL02HW).
Data exists on Makai/ots/Hawaii/Molokai
USGS Coral Reefs:
Got Help? For A-3-02-HW, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, owner, project number, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
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A-3-02-HW location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
A-3-02-HW location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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