USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-060-FA

Other ID: S-2-04-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): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Joanne Ferriera, USGS-Menlo Park

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings #759 and 761 from the Palos Verdes Shelf area.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2004-04-06

Start Port/Location: Palos Verdes, CA

End Date: 2004-04-06

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: 2 (#759 deployed FA 04058 SPROUL Feb. 9-17, 2004; and #761 deployed FA 04061 YELLOWFIN Feb. 25, 2004).

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:
USGS-Menlo Park: Joanne Ferreira (ch. sci.)
David Gonzales
Hal Williams

Notes: This is a Menlo Park cruise with no WHSC personnel aboard.
Project = Palos Verdes Shelf, Palos Verdes Shelf

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Sea Watch
Sea Watch

Publications

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: 41 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.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2004-060-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)