Other ID: S-2-04-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): Joanne Ferriera, USGS-Menlo Park
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings #759 and 761 from the Palos Verdes Shelf area.
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).
Notes: This is a Menlo Park cruise with no WHSC personnel aboard.
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.