Testing water chemistry
off of Dana Pt.
Summer 2006 ~
It is your responsibility to be certain to have your
field hand-out/s with you. Each will be available in class, the first
day of the course, as well as available on WebCT. The handout/s
will have very detailed, additional information [such as the assignment
itself] which is not found on this page.
Field Excursion - 1
Biogeographic Overview of the Rocky Intertidal Zones
June14, 2006, from 0540
- 0800. Please be at the top of the staircase by 0540.
Point, La Jolla
Pre-Trip Preparation on the Part of the
Please go to:
ReefNews Photo Gallery
[http://www.reefnews.com/reefnews/photos06.html] to familiarize yourself
with the organisms you'll be seeing during our visit to the rocky
intertidal. For greater information, use:
Rocky Intertidal Habitats,
It is your responsibility to be certain to have your field hand-out with
you. It will be available in class, the first day of the course, as well
as available on WebCT. The handout will have very detailed,
additional information [such as the assignment itself] which is not
found on this page.
What to Take:
- Rubber-soled shoes; NO open toed shoes. Water
shoes, diving booties or any closed toed shoe with a "grippy" sole.
- tie-back for long hair
- Hat (w/cord works best) [optional]
- Pens/pencils for recording data
- Camera w/film
- Sunglasses (optional)
- towel (optional)
- Extra clothes and shoes (optional)
Parking is on the street
in a residential area, please car-pool if possible and share expenses with the driver.
Directions: 11 miles North of San Diego,
from I-5, take the La Jolla Parkway exit to
the West. In 1.4 miles bear left on Torrey Pines Road.
Follow Torrey Pines Rd. to
Prospect and turn right at the light.
You will see the street splits into a "Y", follow to the right, to Coast
Blvd. From the top of the incline to where you need to be is exactly 1.0
mile. Continue driving along Coast Blvd. You will go past The Cove, past
Children's Pool Drive, turning right [still on
Coast] after the large grassy park. When you have driven 1
mile past the turn off from Prospect, you will have reached the second
one-way portion of Coast Blvd. Park your vehicle and meet at the
trailhead. Please talk in hushed tones only....this is a
considerate of others in this residential neighborhood and keep
your voices low,
and wait for your instructor, at the top of the staircase leading to
Google directions to this trail head,
can be found here.
Photos courtesy of
Allow sufficient time to safely drive the distance
from your home to La Jolla; be mindful of the time of day & potential
Field Excursion - 2
Coastal Processes Field Trip
Wednesday, July 12: 6:00 a.m.
Fletcher Cove, Solona Beach.
Meet in the parking lot adjacent to the lifeguard station.
What to Take:
See excursion - 1, above.
From Cuyamaca College, take 94 west > 125 north >
52 west > 805 north > take I-5 north, OR
go 94 west > 805 north > 5 north, to:
the Lomas Santa Fe exit, head west
and go over the railroad tracks. The parking lot is in the southwest
quadrant of the intersection of W. Plaza St. and Pacific Avenue.
further information, please contact: