USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-027-FA

Other ID: F8-90-NC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab

Affiliate Investigator(s): Herman Karl, PMG; Dave Drake, PMG

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Biological Field Study: Experiments, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Slope stability survey.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1990-08-05

Start Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

End Date: 1990-08-17

End Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

Equipment Used: 12 kHz, 3.5 kHz, Corer - gravity, Corer - slow, Dredge, Camera- deep sea, Benthos acoustic navigation system, Trimble 4000AX GPS receiver

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
Ronald Kistler
USGS-SP
Geologist; Duane Champion
USGS-SP
Geologist; Warren Scherfius
USGS-SP
Unspecified Investigator; Jon Stern
USGS-SP
Unspecified Investigator; Steve Wessels
USGS-SP
Unspecified Investigator; Jim Vaughan
PMG
Electrical engineer; Norm Maher
PMG
Geologist; John Chin
PMG
Geologist; Jesus Baraza
PMG
Geologist; Doug Musser
PMG
Geologist; Brian Edwards
PMG
Geologist; Michael Hamer
PMG
Navigator; Kaye Kinoshita
PMG
Navigator; Hank Chezar
PMG
Photographer; Herman Karl
PMG
Chief Scientist; Hal Williams
PMG
Mechanical Technician; Kevin O'Toole
PMG
Mechanical Technician; Steve Baily
CA Acad.
Unspecified Investigator; Alan Ota
EPA
Unspecified Investigator; Paul Jones
EPA
Unspecified Investigator; Coleen Petrullo
EPA
Unspecified Investigator; Isidore Sczcnakiak
CA Acad.
Unspecified Investigator; Brigitte Hilbig
SAIC
Unspecified Investigator; John Evans
SAIC
Unspecified Investigator; Rob Williams
SAIC
Unspecified Investigator; Catherine Courtney
PRC
Unspecified Investigator; Jim Blake
SAIC
Unspecified Investigator; Gene Revelas
SAIC
Unspecified Investigator; Don Roberson
Volunteer
Unspecified Investigator; Greg Gabel
PMG
Watchstander; Frank Brown
Volunteer
Watchstander; Matthew Gilby
Chief Engineer; Albert Fuller
Chief Mate

Notes: Information derived from progress report. No WHSC personnel participated in this cruise. Cruise is related to FA 90018.

Location:

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

Boundaries
North: 37.75 South: 37.15 West: -123.58 East: -122.75

Platform(s):

photo of Farnella
Farnella

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
12 kHz --- Single Beam
NGDC MGD77 data ( )
1990-027-FA-BA-001 ( Bathymetric data)
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Corer - gravity --- Geology
Corer - slow --- Geology
Dredge --- Biology
Geology
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
Benthos acoustic navigation system --- Navigation
Trimble 4000AX GPS receiver --- Navigation
1990-027-FA-LN-002 ( Navigation data)
1990-027-FA-NL-001 ( Chief Scientist's cruise report with ship movement, personnel, equipment and data acquisition notes, sample locations and results of size and reflection analyses, camera runs, and seismic trackmap. )