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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-671-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):

Information Specialist(s): Janet Watt

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect sediment cores in San Pablo Bay to investigate fault evolution and earthquake history of the Hayward-Rodgers Creek fault zone

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Vallejo, CA

End Port/Location: Vallejo, CA

Start Date: 2016-10-17

End Date: 2016-10-21

Equipment Used: GPS, Vanveen grab sampler, vibracore, Other

Information to be Derived: sediment characterization, C14 age dating mat'l, gas chemistry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Data submitted to FAD on 3/3/2017 by Janet Watt

Staff: Katherine Coble, Peter Dal Ferro, Thomas Lorenson, Mary McGann, Daniel Powers

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: check with Tom Lorenson for chemistry sampling equipment type

Location:

San Pablo Bay, California

Boundaries
North: 38.15714686 South: 37.94286453 West: -122.5579834 East: -122.22536621

Platform(s):

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Barge

Publications

Takesue, R.K., Conaway, C.H., and Tipple, B.J., 2021, Parent and alkylated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in north San Francisco Bay, Napa River, and Sonoma Creek in 2018 and 2019: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9B080YI.

Takesue, R.K., McGann, M.L., Lorenson, T.D., and Watt, J.T., 2021, Geophysical properties, geochronologic, and geochemical data of sediment cores collected from San Pablo Bay, California, October 17-20, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9BDEB3K.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
Vanveen grab sampler --- Geology
vibracore --- Geology
Other --- --- ---

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