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This Month's Field Activities - October 2014

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Field Activity 2014-325-FA
Dates: September 26 to October 13
Location: Fire Island, NY
Chief Scientist: Cheryl Hapke
Objectives: To collect nearshore bathymetry and sub-surface geology data to assess the impacts of Hurricane Sandy.

Field Activity 2014-322-FA
Dates: October 18 to October 31
Location: Chincoteague Bay, Assateague Island, MD and VA
Chief Scientist: Christopher Smith
Objectives: Hurricane Sandy supplemental funding project GS-2A (Wetland Physical Change) - Characterize the surficial sediment of washover fans and back-barrier marshes and integrate data into vulnerability assessments. Estuarine Physical Response project - Collect and analyze surficial sediment for integration into estuarine model and establish a baseline dataset for future response scenarios.

Field Activity 2014-328-FA
Dates: October 26 to November 01
Location: desert north of Tucson, AZ
Chief Scientist: Dale Griffin
Objectives: To collect baseline information for Coccidioides immitis in the atmosphere

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