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Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-028-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Test external sensor pack configurations in recording earthquakes.


Start Port/Location: Long Beach, CA

End Port/Location: Long Beach, CA

Start Date: 1999-06-10

End Date: 1999-07-07

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Ocean Bottom Seismometer, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deployment (5) - Greg and Rick, 6/7-6/11. Recovery of lost OBS - Greg and Nancy, 6/16-6/19. Deployment (2) - Greg, Joe and Jeff, 6/21-6/23. Recovery (6) - Greg, Rick and Jeff, 7/6-7/9.

Staff: Jefferey Nealon, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, Nancy K. Soderberg

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Greg Miller - Tech, Rick Rendigs - Tech, Nancy Soderberg - Tech, Joe Newell - Tech, Jeff Neelan - Tech.


Los Angeles, California, United States, North America, North Pacific,

North: 35 South: 33 West: -119 East: -118


photo of Sea Watch
Sea Watch



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
1999-028-FA-NL-001 ( OBS, tapes)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1999-028-FA-NL-002 ( paper records 3.5K)

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