USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1986-027-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Hosgri Fault, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): Gregory Miller, Anne M. Trehu

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Gregory Miller

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer

Scientific Purpose/Goals: This project represents a joint effort by PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric Co.), the USGS, HARC (Houston Area Research Center) and the NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) to study the deep crustal structure along a transect from Morro Bay across the Santa Maria Basin to the oceanic crust.


Start Date: 1986-10-31

Start Port/Location: Morro Bay, CA

End Date: 1986-11-11

End Port/Location: Morro Bay, CA

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Ocean Bottom Seismometer

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Gregory Miller, Anne M. Trehu

Affiliate Staff:
A. Grantz (PMG)
one or two unnamed techs (PMG)

Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report; no post-cruise report found.

Location Map:


photo of Gus D
Gus D


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
1986-027-FA-SE-001 ( Digital tape(s) of OBS, )