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Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-029-FA

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Other ID: M-29-96-MB, M2996MB

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Steve Eittriem, USGS Andrew Stevenson, USGS

Information Specialist(s): Marinna Martini

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover Monterey Canyon current meter mooring #458 deployed 1995; deploy 5 moorings #472, 473, 474, 475, and 476 on coastal shelf for sediment transport study.


Start Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

End Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

Start Date: 1996-08-15

End Date: 1996-08-18

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#458 deployed FA 95030 MCARTHUR May 15-18, 1995). Moorings deployed: 5 (#472, 473, 474, and 475, recovered FA 97028 POINT SUR Apr. 16-18, 1997; #476 lost).

Staff: Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Marlene Noble
Kaye Kinoshita - PMG



Monterey Canyon, Davenport, Santa Cruz, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 37.66643 South: 36.47431 West: -122.882 East: -121.62964


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William A. McGaw



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1996-029-FA-OM-001 (mooring data)

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