USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-059-FA

Other ID: S-4-04-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Palos Verdes Shelf, Los Angeles, California, United States, North America, North Pacific,

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Investigator(s): Marlene Noble, USGS-Menlo Park

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings #757, 758, 760, 764 and 765 from Palos Verdes Shelf area.


Start Date: 2004-06-09

Start Port/Location: Palos Verdes, CA

End Date: 2004-06-11

End Port/Location: Palos Verdes, CA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 5 (#757, 758 and 760 deployed FA 04058 SPROUL Feb. 16, 2004; #764 and 765 deployed FA 04062 YELLOWFIN Apr. 8, 2004).

Staff: Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Staff:
USGS-Menlo Park: Marlene Noble (Ch. Sci.)
Joanne Ferreira
Anne Gartner
David Gonzales
Charlene Tetlak
Michael Torresan
Harold Williams
Jingping Xu; SAIC: John Evans

Notes: This is a Menlo Park cruise.
Project = EPA Palos Verdes, EPA Palos Verdes

Location Map:


photo of Robert Gordon Sproul
Robert Gordon Sproul


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2004-059-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)