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Field Activity Details for field activity 2005-052-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Philip Bernard, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Patrick Barnard, USGS-Menlo Park

Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Divers assist west coast CMG with mooring recovery.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2005-08-16

End Date: 2005-08-16

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This activity was a continuation of Menlo's 07/26/05 activity when instruments were not able to be recovered. With WHSC divers, moorings 793, 794 and 795 were recovered on 08/16/05. The far north site was buried under 1 m of sediment. Instruments at sites to the south were on the bed surface but had release failures.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: 07/22/08 Information re: mooring recovery from Pat Barnard via e-mail to amo.
Project = Coastal Geologic Processes and Long-term Environmental Change in the Northeast U.S., Coastal Geologic Processes and Long-term Environmental Change in the Northeast U.S.


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

North: 32.99024 South: 32.69487 West: -117.4274 East: -117.18018





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing

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