USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-042-FA

Other ID: S-3-02-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): USGS Menlo Park, Naval Postgraduate School

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings and tripods.


Start Date: 2002-05-14

Start Port/Location: San Diego, CA

End Date: 2002-05-16

End Port/Location: San Diego, CA

Equipment Used: Current, Turbidity

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 12 (#668, 669, 670, 671, 672, 673, 674, 675, 676, 677, 678 and 679 all deployed SPROUL FA 02019 Jan. 15-18, 2002).

Staff: Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell

Affiliate Staff:
USGS-Menlo: Joanne Ferreira
Marlene Noble
Jingping Xu
Kevin O'Toole
Harold Williams
David Gonzales
Lori Hibbeler
Yu Xia - all at sea; NPS: Marla Stone - at sea

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini: at sea; Joseph Newell: shipping.


off Huntington Beach, San Pedro Bay, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 33.64515 South: 33.55073 West: -118.057 East: -117.90313


photo of Robert Gordon Sproul
Robert Gordon Sproul



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2002-042-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)