Other ID: WCMA90-2; STRESS LEG 3
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, 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.
Start Date: 1990-11-19
Start Port/Location: Yerba Buena, CA
End Date: 1990-11-21
End Port/Location: Yerba Buena, CA
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Box corer, SBE 9 CTD, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 3 (#362, 363, and 364, all recovered FA 91007 WECOMA Mar. 9-11, 1991).
Staff: Bradford Butman, Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle
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.
northern California Continental Shelf, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;