Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: San Diego, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;
Principal Investigator(s): William Danforth
Affiliate Investigator(s): Neal Driscoll (SIO)
Information Specialist(s): William Danforth
Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Establish a geologic framework and baseline from which to examine future changes offshore San Diego caused by wave erosion and transport associated with the predicted El Nino and examine downslope funneling and capture of sediment by the two canyon heads (Scripps and Rose Canyons).
Start Date: 2002-11-01
Start Port/Location: Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
End Date: 2002-11-15
End Port/Location: Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Equipment Used: EdgeTech Subbottom 512i, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Day trips on the SAICHON resulted in a sidescan sonar digital mosaic, bathymetric map, and seismic profiles along every line.
Staff: William Danforth, Charles Worley, Joseph S. Newell
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bill Danforth (data processing), Chuck Worley (electronics technician), Joe Newell (shipping).