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Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-639-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal and marine earthquake, tsunami, and landslide active margin field studies (ZP00EQV)

Principal Investigator(s): Janet Watt

Affiliate Investigator(s): David Ponce (USGS, Menlo Park)

Information Specialist(s): Janet Watt

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect chirp seismic data across the Hayward-Rodgers Creek stepover for earthquake hazard studies

Vehicle(s): Chevy Malibu - G10-6707L

Start Port/Location: Port of Loch Lomond

End Port/Location: Port of Loch Lomond

Start Date: 2014-10-05

End Date: 2014-10-10

Equipment Used: YoNav, 512 chirp-source, 512 chirp

Information to be Derived: geologic structure / fault activity

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 22 Chirp seismic profiles

Staff: Jennifer White

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Source should be Edgetech 512 Chirp Profiler


San Pablo Bay, California, United States

North: 38.13898515 South: 37.98204127 West: -122.51 East: -122.2569519


photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely


Watt, J.T., Hart, P.E., and Kluesner, J.W., 2016, Chirp seismic-reflection data: San Pablo Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey Data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
YoNav --- Navigation
512 chirp-source --- Sub Bottom Profiler
512 chirp --- Sub Bottom Profiler
processed SEG-Y (published in Science Base; U.S. Geological Survey data release, DOI:10.5066/F74T6GF1)

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