USGS scientists plan to visit more than 11 locations in October and November 2016, studying delta sediment, deep sea minerals, greenhouse gases, and much more. Here’s a quick a preview of potential coastal and offshore fieldwork scheduled by our researchers.
This article is part of the August-September 2016 issue of the Sound Waves newsletter.
- Carmel River, California: Measure river channel topography and turbidity, and take photos following dam removal, January 1–December 31, 2016. 2016-638-FA
- Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Collect water samples, marsh cores, and time series water quality and flow data from Sage Lot Pond, April 8–November 30, 2016. 2016-015-FA
- Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Examine the environmental geochemistry and health of 11 estuaries, April 11–November 30, 2016. 2016-016-FA
- Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California: Time series measurements of suspended sediment, tides, and waves for habitat restoration, August 8–October 14, 2016. 2016-662-FA
- Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida: Collect biogeochemical data on habitats surrounding the Ocean Carbon System, September 26–October 7, 2016. 2016-346-FA
- Elwha River, Washington: Monitor changes in the river, estuary, and offshore after dam removal, September 27–October 3, 2016. 2016-664-FA
- Monterey Bay, California: Retrieve and replace moorings for the Coordinated Canyon Experiment, October 3–7, 2016. 2016-670-FA
- East Pacific Rise: Collect metal sulfide minerals, and metal sulfide particles in high temperature fluids, October 6–28, 2016. 2016-672-FA
- Louisiana and Texas coastline: Collect bathymetry and sub-bottom profiles from Marsh Island to Sabine Pass, October 11–25. 2016-339-FA
- Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California: Time series measurements of suspended sediment, tides, and waves for habitat restoration, October 12–December 9, 2016. 2016-669-FA
- Baltic Sea: Participate in greenhouse gas calibration, October 15–22, 2016. 2016-042-FA
- San Pablo Bay, California: Collect sediment cores to investigate the Hayward-Rodgers Creek fault, October 17–21, 2016. 2016-671-FA
- Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Massachusetts: Collect seabed sediment samples for geological mapping, October 21–28, November 4–18, and November 25–December 9, 2016. 2016-039-FA, 2016-040-FA, 2016-041-FA