Other ID: S-W2-08-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): Christopher Sherwood
Affiliate Investigator(s): Pat Wiberg, University of Virginia
Information Specialist(s): PARTNER, Christopher Sherwood
Data Type(s): Geochemical: Experiments, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recovery of mooring #851 ADCP tripod at Site B1; coring for grain size and erosion chamber analyses.
Start Date: 2008-04-29
Start Port/Location: Terminal Island, San Pedro, CA
End Date: 2008-05-02
End Port/Location: Terminal Island, San Pedro, CA
Equipment Used: Gust Erosion Microcosm System (GEMS), DGPS, Digital camera, Corer - piston, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered Tripod # 851, time series, 4/29/08. Cored Site B3, grain size, 5/1/2008. Cored Sites B3, B5, and B6, grain size, 5/2/2008.
Staff: Jonathan Borden, Benedicte Ferre, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Tophat ADCP mount (mooring 851) at B1 recovered by SCMI divers from R/V YELLOWFIN on 29 April. Slow cores for erosion-chamber measurement obtained from R/V SEA WATCH on 1-2 May. Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden, Tech.; Richard Rendigs, Tech.; Bene Ferre, Scientist. Data Curator: Kurt Rosenberger.
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.