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Field Activity Details for field activity 1987-038-FA

Other ID: CAMP 2-2; Leg 2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): David Drake - USGS, Menlo Park

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: 1) Recover USGS moorings at stations R-8 and R-9. Navigate R-9 using Mini-ranger. 2) Recover USGS bottom tripod (GEOPROBE) at station R-8. 3) Obtain box core samples at R-8, PJ-1 and R-9. 4) Acquire CTD data along one or more cross-shelf transects if time permits.


Start Port/Location: Ventura, CA

End Port/Location: Ventura, CA

Start Date: 1987-09-14

End Date: 1987-09-17

Equipment Used: SBE 9 CTD, GEOPROBE, Loran-C, Motorola Mini-Ranger III

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Box cores: 3; CTD: 6; Mooring recovered: 1 (#324 deployed FA 87017 SPROUL May 5-9, 1987).

Staff: William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
David Drake
George Tate
Jim Dave Nicholson
Chris Webb
Bob Chapman; Jim Campbell - Battelle-Ventura

Notes: Original Center People field contained: David Drake, George Tate, William Strahle, Jim Dave Nicholson, Chris Webb, Bob Chapman.
Project = California Monitoring Program (CAMP), California Monitoring Program (CAMP)


Ventura, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 34.95 South: 34.9 West: -121.1 East: -120.75





Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Cruise report (document not focused on specific equipment) Chief Scientist's report including personnel, cruise description, cruise summary, and core locations.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GEOPROBE --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1987-038-FA-OM-001 (mooring data)
Loran-C --- Navigation
Motorola Mini-Ranger III --- Navigation

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