USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2008-013-FA

Other ID: S-W1-08-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Palos Verdes, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): P. Wiberg - University of Virginia

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER, Christopher Sherwood

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Coring; recover equipment.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2008-02-27

Start Port/Location: SCMI, Terminal Island, San Pedro, CA

End Date: 2008-02-28

End Port/Location: SCMI, Terminal Island, San Pedro, CA

Equipment Used: Sediment traps, GPS (wh), Temperature and salinity, Pressure, Turbidity, Digital camera, Corer - slow, Water sampler, Current

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 27 Feb, R/V SEA WATCH: Slow cores and CTDs with water samples at PV sites B3 and B5. 28 Feb, R/V SEA WATCH: Slow cores and CTDs with water samples at PV sites B2, B7, and B6. 28 Feb, R/V YELLOWFIN: Recover Geoprobe tripod at B3, USGS Mooring ID 842.

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Richard Rendigs, Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Staff:
USGS-Santa Cruz: Joanne Ferreira; U. of Virginia: Pat Wiberg; UCLA: Maarten Buijsman

Notes: Data Curator: Kurt Rosenberger.
Project = California Urban Project - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), California Urban Project - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Sea Watch
Sea Watch
photo of Yellowfin
Yellowfin

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sediment traps --- Geology
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Temperature
2008-013-FA-GP-001 ( CTD casts: 2 for testing, 5 for data.)
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Digital camera --- Photo
2008-013-FA-PH-001 ( Deck Photos: 135 digital photos taken by Chris Sherwood and Maarten Buijsman (UCLA).)
Corer - slow --- Geology
2008-013-FA-SC-001-01 ( B. Buczkowski's Samples Archive database: 10 records, sample IDs B3-4, B7-1, B6-2, B2-2, and B5-3)
2008-013-FA-SC-001-02 ( Gust chamber analysis and report: erosion chamber analysis by Pat Wiberg.)
2008-013-FA-SC-001 ( 10 samples from 5 slow-cores: see B. Buczkowski's Samples Archive database for additional information about individual samples.)
Water sampler --- Chemistry
2008-013-FA-SC-002 ( Water Samples: used for CTD calibrations.)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2008-013-FA-NL-001-01 ( Records for Mooring 842 in M. Martini's Excel mooring log spreadsheet.)