USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-031-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover 2 VACM current meter moorings, 1 GEOPROBE, and three surface markers.


Start Date: 1989-10-13

Start Port/Location: Sausalito, CA

End Date: 1989-10-14

End Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

Equipment Used: Loran-C, GEOPROBE

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered moorings: 2 (#334 and 335, deployed FA 89009 FARNELLA May 4-15, 1989).

Staff: William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
David Drake (PMG)
JoAnn Thede (PMG)
John Erikson (PMG)

Notes: Project = Farallon Islands, Farallon Islands


Farallon Islands, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 38 South: 37.9 West: -123.2 East: -123


photo of Glorita



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
GEOPROBE --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1989-031-FA-OM-001 ( Farallones mooring data)