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Field Activity Details for field activity 1982-024-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Anne M. Trehu

Affiliate Investigator(s): Barry Keller

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Leg 1 of three cruises compiled on one report, all 1982. LEG 1: 7/14-7/17, R/V ELLEN B. SCRIPPS - Conduct a seismic refraction experiment. Subsequent planned experiments cancelled after permit suspension. (See related FAs 82027 and 82033.)


Start Port/Location: Port Hueneme, CA

End Port/Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Start Date: 1982-07-14

End Date: 1982-07-17

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Refraction experiment conducted and data recorded in the Santa Barbara Channel. Two ocean bottom seismometers were deployed. Further experimentation planned for the Santa Maria Basin was cancelled when permits were suspended due to fishermen protests.

Staff: Bruce Ambuter, Raymond E. Davis, Anne M. Trehu

Affiliate Staff:
Barry Keller - UC Santa Barbara; Bill Prothero - UC Santa Barbara; unlisted UC students

Notes: Three cruise legs compiled on one report, all 1982. LEG 1: 7/14-7/17, R/V ELLEN B. SCRIPPS, FA 82024. LEG 2: 7/26, USCG CAPE WASH, FA 82027. LEG 3: 9/14, USCG CAPE HEDGE, FA 82033.


Port Hueneme, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Channel, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 34.85556 South: 33.60167 West: -121.469 East: -119.4


Ellen B Scripps



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
1982-024-FA-SE-001 ( Digital tape(s) of OBIP, )

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