USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-047-FA

Other ID: WCMA90-1; STRESS LEG 1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: northern California Continental Shelf, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy surface marker buoys and 3 current moorings on California continental shelf in Sediment TRansport Events on Shelves and Slopes (STRESS) experiment to study resuspension/transport of fine-grained sediments in winter storms at sites C2, C3, and C4.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1990-11-14

Start Port/Location: Newport, OR

End Date: 1990-11-17

End Port/Location: Yerba Buena, CA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Bradford Butman, Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Leg 1: Nov. 14-17, 1990, Newport, OR to Yerba Buena, CA. Leg 3: Nov. 19-21, 1990, Yerba Buena, CA to Yerba Buena, CA. No USGS AMG personnel on Leg 2 or Leg 4.
Project = Sediment Transport Events on Shelves and Slopes (STRESS), Sediment Transport Events on Shelves and Slopes (STRESS)

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Wecoma
Wecoma

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1990-047-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)