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Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-607-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Marine Geomorphology, Evolution, and Habitats (ZP00FE6)

Principal Investigator(s): Guy Cochrane

Affiliate Investigator(s): Donna Schroeder (BOEM), Dave Pereksta (BOEM), Lisa Gilbane (BOEM)

Information Specialist(s): Guy Cochrane

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Oregon outer continental shelf surficial geology and habitat mapping for BOEM alternative energy research.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Charleston Harbor, OR

End Port/Location: Charleston Harbor, OR

Start Date: 2014-08-09

End Date: 2014-09-05

Equipment Used: POS MV, soundvelocityprofiler, BOB sled, Ashtech Z-Xtreme GPS, Reson 7111

Information to be Derived: CMECS substrate, CMECS geoform, epifauna, epiflora

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Post processed data from Peter Dartnell added to FAD 2/14/2017 Approximately 95 square kilometers of area was mapped with multibeam sonar. When added to the Evans-Hamilton survey the total area mapped is approximately 140 square kilometers Approximately 14 hours of video were collected using the BOB towed high-definition video sled

Staff: Jackson Currie, Peter Dal Ferro, Peter Dartnell, David Finlayson, Gerry Hatcher, Jennifer White, Robert Wyland

Affiliate Staff:



Oregon OCS

North: 43.57605778 South: 43.26655789 West: -124.7839272 East: -124.28146362


photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely


Cochrane, G.R., 2017, Interpretive data release for Oregon OCS Seafloor Mapping: Selected Lease Blocks Relevant to Renewable Energy: U.S. Geological Survey data release.

Cochrane, G.R., Dartnell, P., Hemery, L.G., and Hatcher, G., 2017, Data release for USGS field activity 2014-607-FA, Oregon OCS seafloor mapping: selected lease blocks relevant to renewable energy: U.S. Geological Survey Data Release ver. 2.

Cochrane, G.R., Hemery, L.G., and Henkel, S.K., 2017, Oregon OCS seafloor mapping: Selected lease blocks relevant to renewable energy: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017-1045, and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management OCS Study BOEM 2017-018, 51 p.


FAN 2014-607-FA has data viewable in the CMGP Video and Photograph Portal. View the data in this application here. See the instructions for working with this application.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
POS MV --- Navigation
soundvelocityprofiler --- Sound Velocity
BOB sled --- Photo
Ashtech Z-Xtreme GPS --- Navigation
Reson 7111 --- Multibeam

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