USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-045-FA

Other ID: P-47-98-NC

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): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 3 deep water subsurface moorings (#510, 511 and 512) in the vicinity of a dump site for the EPA.


Start Date: 1997-11-11

Start Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

End Date: 1997-11-14

End Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 3 (#510, 511 and 512, all recovered FA 98047 POINT SUR Nov. 3-5, 1998).

Staff: Charles R. Denham, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Dr. Marlene Noble - PMG; Marla Stone - Navy Post-Grad School; Mark Prager; Allan Ota



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

North: 37.65 South: 37.35 West: -123.4 East: -123.2


photo of Point Sur
Point Sur



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1997-045-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)