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Field Activity Details for field activity 2005-046-FA

Other ID: S-1-05-NC, S105NC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Patrick Barnard, USGS Pacific CMG

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 3 top hat tripods: #793 at 7m site, #794 at 11m site, #795 at 13m site; and 1 micropod: #796 at 20m site. Obtain grab samples with EyeBall camera-grab system.


Start Port/Location: San Francisco, CA

End Port/Location: San Francisco, CA

Start Date: 2005-06-21

End Date: 2005-06-23

Equipment Used: ROV

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tripods deployed: 4 (#793, 794 and 795 all recovered FA 05052, , Aug. 16, 2005; #796 recovered FA 05047, SHANA RAE, July 26, 2005).


Affiliate Staff:
Patrick Barnard - Ch. Sci. - Santa Cruz; Gerry Hatcher - Phys. Sci. - Menlo
Hal Williams - Mech. Tech. - Menlo
David Gonzalez - ET - Menlo
Joanne Ferreira - Marine Geophysicist - Menlo
Charlene Tetlak - Sed. Lab Tech. - Menlo

Notes: Menlo Park cruise with some WHSC equipment aboard. Data Curator: Gerry Hatcher.
Project = Ocean Beach Coastal Proc. Study / Coastal Evolut., Ocean Beach Coastal Proc. Study / Coastal Evolut.


Ocean Beach, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 37.8 South: 37.75 West: -122.55 East: -122.45


photo of Shana Rae
Shana Rae


Barnard, P.L., Erikson, L.H., Hansen, J.E., and Elias, Edwin, 2009, The performance of nearshore dredge disposal at Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California, 2005-2007: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1347, 93 p., URL:


Data Acquired

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ROV --- Photo

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