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ID R-1-08-GC
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California,United States Geological Survey, Pacific Science Center. Chief Scientist: Dave Rubin. Microscope Camera and Video data (microscope camera) of field activity R-1-08-GC in Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ. from 02/02/2008 to 02/18/2008
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
United States Geological Survey, Pacific Science Center
Chief Scientist Dave Rubin
Activity Type Microscope Camera and Video
Area of Operation Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ., Grand Canyon
Bounding Coordinates
-114.19000    -111.19000
Ports LEAVE Lees Ferry, AZ
ARRIVE South Cove, AZ
Dates 02/02/2008 (JD 033) to 02/18/2008 (JD 049)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Information Specialist
Hank Chezar
Hank Chezar
Amy Draut
Josh Logan
Josh Mahoney
Jamie Townsend
J.P. Running boatman
Equipment Used
microscope camera
Compare the pre-flood sand size imagery against the same sites re-visited at
post-flood stage to determine sand regime change as a result of the
experimental flood.
02/02/2008 (JD 033)
Lees Ferry, AZ.
02/18/2008 (JD 049)
South Cove, AZ.
Microscope Camera (Flying Eyeball)
Grain Size
Information to be Derived
Grain size
Sampled over 1500 stations collecting greater than 5000 video still images of
sand grains from Colorado River mile 2.5-225.5
Deployment of microscope camera onto the sand bed collecting video imag
ery of sand grains, pre-flood experiment.
Platform used: Inflatable Snout Pontoon Boat (22 ft. long)
Participants included Hank Chezar (USGS), Amy Draut (USGS), Jamie Townsend 
(Volunteer), Josh Mahoney (Volunteer), Josh Logan (USGS), J. P. Running 
(Boatman) Amy Draut and Jamie
Townsend participated from Lees Ferry to Phanton Ranch. Josh Logan participated 
from Phantom Ranch to South Cove.

Related activities: R-2-08-GC
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