USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1987-038-FA

Other ID: CAMP 2-2; Leg 2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Ventura, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): David Drake - USGS, Menlo Park

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: 1) Recover USGS moorings at stations R-8 and R-9. Navigate R-9 using Mini-ranger. 2) Recover USGS bottom tripod (GEOPROBE) at station R-8. 3) Obtain box core samples at R-8, PJ-1 and R-9. 4) Acquire CTD data along one or more cross-shelf transects if time permits.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1987-09-14

Start Port/Location: Ventura, CA

End Date: 1987-09-17

End Port/Location: Ventura, CA

Equipment Used: SBE 9 CTD, GEOPROBE, Loran-C, Motorola Mini-Ranger III

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Box cores: 3; CTD: 6; Mooring recovered: 1 (#324 deployed FA 87017 SPROUL May 5-9, 1987).

Staff: William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
David Drake
George Tate
Jim Dave Nicholson
Chris Webb
Bob Chapman; Jim Campbell - Battelle-Ventura

Notes: Original Center People field contained: David Drake, George Tate, William Strahle, Jim Dave Nicholson, Chris Webb, Bob Chapman.
Project = California Monitoring Program (CAMP), California Monitoring Program (CAMP)

Location Map:

Platform(s):

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Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SBE 9 CTD --- CTD
GEOPROBE --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1987-038-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)
Loran-C --- Navigation
Motorola Mini-Ranger III --- Navigation