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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-668-FA

AKA: San Miguel Passage survey

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Guy Cochrane

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Guy Cochrane

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine volume of sand deposits SE of San Miguel Is. and ground truth video survey the area mapped on S0207SC

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Santa Barbara, CA

End Port/Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Start Date: 2016-09-25

End Date: 2016-09-29

Equipment Used: BOB sled, Sparker, Yonav, sparker

Information to be Derived: Surficial geology/habitat and sediment thickness

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Video and Stills submitted to FAD on 10/21/2016

Staff: Peter Dal Ferro, Stephen Hartwell, Gerry Hatcher

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Day 1 MOB and refuel
Day 2 Seismic
Day 3 Video sled
Day 4 Video sled
Day 5 Demob


Northern Channel Islands, California

North: 34.03487938 South: 33.88956953 West: -120.352 East: -120.15622287


photo of Shearwater



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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
BOB sled --- Photo
Sparker --- Sparker
Yonav --- Navigation
sparker --- Sparker

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