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Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-021-FA

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Other ID: S-1-00-SC; IB S-1-00-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom, Marlene Noble

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy moorings #605, 606, 607, 608, 609 and 610 on the Los Angeles shelf, southern California.


Start Port/Location: San Diego, CA

End Port/Location: San Diego, CA

Start Date: 2000-01-11

End Date: 2000-01-13

Equipment Used: DGPS, Mooring tripod, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 6 (#605, 606, 607, 608, 609 and 610, all recovered FA 00024 SPROUL May 23-25, 2000).

Staff: Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
Menlo Park: Marlene Noble
Timothy Elfers
Joanne Ferreira
David Gonzales
Christopher Sherwood

Notes: These are moorings 605-610. Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs; Shipping: Joseph Newell.


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

North: 34.05 South: 33.85 West: -118.7 East: -118.5


photo of Robert Gordon Sproul
Robert Gordon Sproul



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2000-021-FA-OM-001 (mooring data)

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