Stuart Pearson, Coastal Dynamics Researcher at Delft University of Technology & Deltares
Field & Laboratory
Ameland Ebb-Tidal Delta, Ameland, Netherlands, 2017, 23 days.
Extensive marine field campaign for SEAWAD/Kustgenese2.0 project including sediment sampling from a ship (grab & box core); sediment tracer study; Lagrangian drifter study; assembly, deployment and retrieval of measurement frames. LISST, ADV, OBS, ADCP, Aquadopp, YSI programming and data analysis.
Gironde Estuary, Bordeaux, France, 2018, 1 day.
Estuarine Physics Summer School at the University of Bordeaux. ADCP, LISST, and CTD measurements; analysis of turbidity using optical and acoustic methods.
Solent Estuary, Southampton, UK, 2015, 1 day.
Field excursion with group at the University of Southampton/National Oceanographic Centre. Sediment grab samples, Niskin bottles, ADCP, and CTD measurements.
Eastern & Western Scheldt Estuaries, Zeeland, Netherlands, 2016-2018, 7 days.
Deployment of bed level and pressure sensors, sediment sampling, benthic ecological monitoring. Also 2x field trips for Sediment Dynamics course.
Wadden Sea, Friesland, Netherlands, 2017, 1 day.
Deployment of ADCPs along tidal watershed for SEAWAD/Kustgenese2.0 project.
Columbia River Littoral Cell, Oregon/Washington, USA, 2019, 3 days.
Field volunteer with USGS/OSU/Washington State Dept. of Ecology for topographic beach survey; linked to my research on sediment pathways at the Mouth of the Columbia River.
The Sand Engine, Kijkduin, Netherlands, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 10 days.
Fieldwork in Hydraulic Engineering course. Optical grain size sampling, beach scarp development, nearshore circulation estimation using tracer dye, estuarine process monitoring in small lagoon, surf zone sediment transport with paired ADV/OBS.
Texel Paal 9, Texel, Netherlands, 2017, 1 day.
NCK Summer School. Grain size, surf and swash zone processes, runup.
Keyence VHX-5000 Digital Microscope (see my sand photos!)