USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-018-FA

Other ID: E294NC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s): Herman Karl - PMG - Chief Sci.

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Characterize a reference site for offshore dumping of dredge spoils from California estuaries. Sidescan sonar, photos, and sediment sampling scheduled.


Start Date: 1994-10-29

Start Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

End Date: 1994-11-04

End Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

Equipment Used: Sidescan sonar, Camera- deep sea, Corer - piston

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Michael Bothner, Peter W. Gill

Affiliate Staff:
Most cruise participants are from PMG.



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

North: 38.13456 South: 36.65079 West: -124.255 East: -122.21191


photo of Pacific Escort
Pacific Escort



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
Corer - piston --- Geology