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Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-021-FA

Other ID: IB S-2-01-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Investigator(s): George Robertson, Orange County Sanitation Department

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Set moorings #650 to 659.


Start Port/Location: San Diego, CA

End Port/Location: San Diego, CA

Start Date: 2001-06-11

End Date: 2001-06-14

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, DGPS, Sample containers, Sediment traps

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 12 (#650, 651, 652, 653, 654, 656, 658 (partial), 659, NPSMET, and NPSTRBM all recovered FA 01050 SPROUL Oct. 11-14, 2001; #655, 657 and 658 (partial) recovered FA 01081 SPROUL Oct. 28 - Nov. 2, 2001).

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

Affiliate Staff:
Marlene Noble (Ch. Sci.)
Joanne Theide-Ferreira
David Gonzales
Hal Williams - all from Menlo Park

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Field Ops: Jonathan Borden, Andree Ramsey, Richard Rendigs; Shipping: Joseph Newell.
Project = Huntington Beach, Huntington Beach


Orange County, southern California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 33.63863258 South: 33.56644552 West: -118.04359807 East: -117.94929433


photo of Robert Gordon Sproul
Robert Gordon Sproul



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2001-021-FA-OM-001 (mooring data)
DGPS --- Navigation
Sample containers --- Biology
Sediment traps --- Geology

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