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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-670-FA


Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Other (Other), Sediment Transport in Coastal Environments (ZP00FDB)

Principal Investigator(s): Katherine Coble, Joanne C. Ferreira, Kurt Rosenberger

Affiliate Investigator(s): Charles K. Paull (MBARI)

Information Specialist(s): Katherine Coble, Joanne C. Ferreira, Kurt Rosenberger

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Coordinated Canyon Experiment - turn-around of moorings (MS1, 2, & 3) in the upper canyon

Vehicle(s): MarFac; Mac Semi G82-0099N, MarFac; Ford 650 Box truck - White G71-03559

Start Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

End Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

Start Date: 2016-10-03

End Date: 2016-10-07

Equipment Used: navigation equipment, Other

Information to be Derived: Turn-around of three moorings in upper Monterey Canyon as part of the CCE

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Data and mooring logs submitted to FAD 5/23/2017 by Kurt Rosenberger We successfully recovered data from three moorings in upper Monterey Canyon (MS1, MS2, MS3) on October 3, 2016. We redeployed these three moorings on October 6, 2016.

Staff: Katherine Coble, Joanne C. Ferreira, Cordell Johnson, Daniel Powers, Kurt Rosenberger

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This is a joint field operation with MBARI as part of the Coordinated Canyon Experiment (CCE).
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-610-FA


Monterey Canyon, Monterey Bay, California, United States, Pacific Ocean

North: 36.8408706 South: 36.73227062 West: -121.977 East: -121.81406555


photo of Rachel Carson (MBARI)
Rachel Carson (MBARI)


Ferreira, J.T., Rosenberger, K.J., and Maier, K.L., 2019, Time-series oceanographic data from the Monterey Canyon, CA October 2015 - March 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
navigation equipment --- Navigation
Other --- --- ---

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