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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-647-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Peter Dartnell, Curt Storlazzi

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Peter Dartnell

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Study changes in Ripple Scour Depressions offshore Santa Cruz over an El Nino winter season

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Santa Cruz, CA

End Port/Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Start Date: 2016-05-31

End Date: 2016-06-03

Equipment Used: POS MV, SWATH plus-M

Information to be Derived: Bathymetry, Acoustic-Backscatter

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Post processed data submitted 3/1/2017 Caris, GIS, PosPac, SonarWiz, SWATHPlus-M, Tides, YoNav submitted to FAD 6/20/2016

Staff: Jackson Currie, Peter Dartnell, Daniel Powers

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2015-673.FA

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-621-FA

Location:

Northern Monterey Bay

Boundaries
North: 36.96146932 South: 36.92118741 West: -122.051 East: -121.98731301

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

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
POS MV --- Navigation
SWATH plus-M --- Interferometric

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