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ID A-5-03-HW
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Mike Field. CTD and Video data (CTDmeter, opticalbackscattersensor, underwatertelevision, transmissometer, Niskenbottle) of field activity A-5-03-HW in Molokai, Hawaii from 07/10/2003 to 07/13/2003
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Project/Theme Coral Reefs
Chief Scientist Mike Field
Activity Type CTD and Video
Platform Alyce C
Area of Operation Molokai, Hawaii, Hawaii
Bounding Coordinates
-160.25000    -154.25000
Ports leave Kaunakakai, Molokai
arrive Kaunakakai, Molokai
Dates 07/10/2003 (JD 191) to 07/13/2003 (JD 194)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
Eric Grossman
Ann Gibbs
Mike Field Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Eric Grossman Coordinate and conduct mapping and sampling, acquire CTD/video data and collect water samples, USGS Western Region
Jodi Harney Acquire LISST data, USGS Western Region
Ann Gibbs Acquire navigation data, USGS Western Region
Adina Paytan Collect water samples, Stanford University
Joseph Street Collect water samples, Stanford University
Equipment Used
Map and sample groundwater discharge into near shore zone; map
suspended sediment concentration and grain size in water column; map benthic
cover.  Acquire underwater video.
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. Delta-14C and
isotope-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.
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A-5-03-HW location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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