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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-051-FA

Other ID: MV1311

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jared Kluesner UC Santa Cruise

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Bathymetric mapping of the Gulf of Santa Catalina offshore southern California.


Start Port/Location: Dana Point

End Port/Location: San Diego

Start Date: 2013-08-30

End Date: 2013-09-02

Equipment Used: DGPS, Simrad EM120

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: EM122 multibeam bathymetry data collected aboard the R/V Melville. Mapped submarine channels, faults, canyons.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Cruise aboard R/V Melville, cruise ID: MV1311
Project = Marine Geohazards/Source Eval,


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

North: 28.5604 South: 23.5604 West: -125.4858 East: -120.48584


photo of Melville



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Simrad EM120 --- Multibeam
DGPS --- Navigation

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