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Field Activity Details for field activity 2015-627-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): Curt Storlazzi

Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Dartnell

Information Specialist(s): Peter Dartnell

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Interferometric

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigate changes to Ripple Scour Depressions in Northern Monterey Bay over a winter season.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Santa Cruz, CA

End Port/Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Start Date: 2015-03-23

End Date: 2015-03-27

Equipment Used: BOB sled, POS MV, Ponar grab sampler, SWATH plus-M

Information to be Derived: Bathymetry, Acoustic-Backscatter, video, sediment texture

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Post processed data added to FAD 3/1/2017 grainsize analysis added to database 4/27/2015 BOBsled file added to database 4/27/2015 Caris, GIS, PosPac, SWTHPlus-M and YoNav to be added next.

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

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2015-604-FA
MarFac resources reqd. for Snavely ops.
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2015-613-FA

Location:

Northern Monterey Bay, California

Boundaries
North: 36.97403255 South: 36.94903255 West: -122.022 East: -121.9973999

Platform(s):

photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely

Publications

Dartnell, P., and Rosenberger, K.J., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2018, Bathymetry, acoustic-backscatter, and time-series datasets collected between 2014 and 2016 of a field of crescent-shaped rippled scour depressions in northern Monterey Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F71C1W36.

Dartnell, P., Rosenberger, K.J., and Storlazzi C.D., 2018, Bathymetry, acoustic-backscatter, and time-series datasets collected between 2014 and 2016 of a field of crescent-shaped rippled scour depressions in northern Monterey Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F71C1W36.

Rosenberger, K.J., Storlazzi, C.D., and Dartnell, P., 2019, Morphodynamics of a field of crescent-shaped rippled scour depressions: Northern Monterey Bay, CA: Marine Geology, v. 407, pp. 44–59, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2018.10.006.

Portals/Viewers

FAN 2015-627-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
BOB sled --- Photo
Video
POS MV --- Navigation
Ponar grab sampler --- Biology
Chemistry
Geology
SWATH plus-M --- Interferometric

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