Other ID: S-1-04-SC
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Palos Verdes Shelf, Los Angeles, California, United States, North America, North Pacific,
Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini
Affiliate Investigator(s): Jingping Xu, USGS-Menlo Park
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 2 tripods, one subsurface mooring and 2 surface moorings on Palos Verdes Shelf to measure waves, turbulence, circulation, sediment resuspension, etc.
Start Date: 2004-02-09
Start Port/Location: San Diego, CA
End Date: 2004-02-17
End Port/Location: San Diego, CA
Equipment Used: Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 4 (#757, 758 and 760, all recovered FA 04059 SPROUL June 10, 2004; #759 recovered FA 04060 SEA WATCH Apr. 6, 2004).
Notes: This is a Menlo Park cruise; no WHSC personnel participated.
Noble, M.A., Rosenberger, Kurt J., Xu, Jingping, Signell, Richard P., and Steele, Alex, 2009, Connections among the spatial and temporal structures in tidal currents, internal bores, and surficial sediment distributions over the shelf off Palos Verdes, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5094, 41 p. URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5094/.
Wiberg, P.L., and Sherwood, Christopher R., 2008, Calculating wave-generated bottom orbital velocities from surface-wave parameters: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34 no. 10, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.010.