Verrill's Sea Star

Field Marine Biology
Biol. 317 - Prof. Eernisse
California State University, Fullerton
Spring, 2017 TENTATIVE
Discussion/Activity #19228: W 1-2:50 DBH248
Lab (Field Trips) #19229: F 12:00-5:50 p.m. As Scheduled or in DBH248
 
 

Field Trip Schedule

WEEK DATE ACTIVITY TIDES/TIME
1 Jan 27

Intertidal Sacred (Smugglers) Cove, Abalone Cove Park and Trail Map - Cave Trail (pdf), Palos Verdes, Parking Lot @ 13:15 (please make arrangements if you are early or late because cell phone reception is spotty and the path to the intertidal is a bit tricky to find) - allow 1 hour or more travel time - Address: 5970 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

15:24 / -0.76 ft
2 Feb 3

Cabrillo Aquarium (map) - meet @ aquarium, please bring aluminum cans!, 1 pm - allow 1 hr. travel time - also, plan for brief (1 hour, 4-5 pm) visit to Pt. Fermin intertidal near the aquarium

08:41 / 1.44 ft

3 Feb 10 Rancho Marino Reserve (Overnight camping near Cambria - Special Time: Leave Friday 9 a.m. (some will need to leave at noon), return Sat. evening or Sun. early p.m.) Directions are here
Fr 16:06 / -1.10 ft
Sa 16:44 / -0.84 ft
Su 17:20 / -0.45 ft
4 Feb 17 In Lab Activities; Following trip postponed until March 3 due to storm: Meet at SCMI 1:00 p.m., R/V Yellowfin cruise off Long Beach - Meet 13:00 sharp @ SCMI, San Pedro Harbor - (map; Address: 820 South Seaside Ave., Terminal Island, CA 90731; boat leaves at 13:15 - satellite view 08:24 / 1.71 ft

5 Feb 24 Dana Point State Marine Conservation Area, Intertidal - Meet @ 13:00 -- near the Pilgrim (Ocean Institute (24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629). USGS has this geological map in pdf format); Brief Presentations in field at 15:30; Dana Pt. FT writeup due March 17
13:56 / -0.42 ft
6 Mar 3 Meet at SCMI 1:00 p.m., R/V Yellowfin cruise off Long Beach - Meet 13:00 sharp @ SCMI, San Pedro Harbor - (map; Address: 820 South Seaside Ave., Terminal Island, CA 90731; boat leaves at 13:15 - satellite view

06:52 / 0.75 ft

7 Mar 10 Dana Point State Marine Conservation Area, Intertidal - Meet @ 14:00 near the Pilgrim (Ocean Institute (24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629); Dana Pt. FT writeup due March 17 14:15 / -0.84 ft
8 Mar 17 Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific - Map & Directions (Bring $6.50 cash only and $8 cash or credit per car for parking -- bring parking ticket for discount validation inside aquarium) 07:12 / 1.00 ft
9 Mar 24

Intertidal Abalone Cove, Abalone Cove Park, Palos Verdes, Parking Lot @ 13:15 - allow 1 hour or more travel time - Address: 5970 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

14:15 / -0.22 ft
10 Mar 27-> Spring Break Optional Trip to a UC Ecological Reserve: Rancho Marino Reserve in Cambria
Sa (San Simeon) 14:57 / -0.18 ft
Su 15:30 / -0.28 ft
11 Apr 7

Crystal Cove State Park Meet at Reef Pt. Parking Lot (please print out or download this map, turn left in parking lot and go to end toward Laguna Beach -- we will take trail to Scotchman's Cove)

14:10 / -0.33 ft
12 Apr 14 Bolsa Chica - Allow one hour travel to meet at 13:00 -- Possible Guest Leader(s) (To Prepare See Links for Ch. 9) (Driving Directions; Birder's Guide Species List)

17:20 / 1.82 ft
13 Apr 21

Crystal Cove State Park Meet at Pelican Point Parking Lot #4 (please print out or download this map, turn left in parking lot and go to end toward Laguna Beach)

12:50 / 0.25 ft
14 Apr 29 Sat. Note: Special Saturday trip. R/V Yellowfin to Wrigley Marine Sci. Ctr.- Meet @ 7:00 a.m. sharp SCMI, San Pedro Harbor - (map); Address: 820 South Seaside Ave., Terminal Island, CA 90731; boat leaves at 07:15 - satellite view 06:29 / -1.00 ft
15 May 5 Lab Exam (12:00 in DBH268) and, later, meet at 2:15 pm at Newport public dock at 15th St and W Bay Ave (directions here - and later Public dock at M St. (see black star #1 on Newport Bay Public Piers) - bring an old towel or yoga mat - OR - Upper Newport Bay - Ecol. Res., kayaking Important: Please Read/Print These Instructions and Directions @ 13:00 (no field trip write up) 12:53 / 0.15 ft
16 May 12 San Onofre State Park (directions! - map - surfcam) - (no FT writeup)
05:07 / -0.30 ft
Finals Week May 15-> Tues. May 16 is Final Date to Turn in Assignments to MH282 by 5 p.m. or by email before midnight) --

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