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Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-024-FA

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Other ID: IB S-2-00-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover Moorings #605, 606, 607, 608, 609 and 610 from the Los Angeles Shelf, southern California.


Start Port/Location: San Diego, CA

End Port/Location: San Diego, CA

Start Date: 2000-05-23

End Date: 2000-05-25

Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Successful recovery of all instruments: Mooring 605, Tripod, ADCP #187; Mooring 606, Surface, SC #1180, Trans # 235; Mooring 607, Tripod, ADCP #138; Mooring 608, Surface, SC # 392; Mooring 609, Tripod, MIDAS #5, MAVS #10009, ADCP #587, Press #68093, Cond #61, Temp #1313, RLS #16050; Mooring 610, Surface, SC #1181, Trans # 290. Moorings recovered: 6 (#605, 606, 607, 608, 609 and 610 all deployed FA 00021 SPROUL Jan. 11-13, 2000).

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
USGS Menlo Park: Marlene Noble
Christopher Sherwood
Timothy Elfers
Joanne Thede-Ferreira
David Gonzales.

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden, Richard Rendigs - at sea; Joseph Newell - shipping.
Project = LA Shelf, LA Shelf


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

North: 34.05 South: 33.85 West: -118.7 East: -118.55


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2000-024-FA-OM-001 (mooring data)

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