USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-061-FA

Other ID: Y-2-04-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

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

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy mooring #761 at site B6.5 Palos Verdes Shelf.


Start Date: 2004-02-25

Start Port/Location: Palos Verdes, CA

End Date: 2004-02-25

End Port/Location: Palos Verdes, CA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#761 recovered FA 04060 SEA WATCH Apr. 6, 2004).


Affiliate Staff:
USGS-Menlo Park: Joanne Ferreira
Ch. Sci.; Harold Williams

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


Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 33.7 South: 33.65 West: -118.35 East: -118.3


photo of Yellowfin


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)
2004-061-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)