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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-679-FA

AKA: Monterey Bay Coordinated Canyon Experiment

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

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

Principal Investigator(s): Mary McGann

Affiliate Investigator(s): Charlie Paull (MBARI)

Information Specialist(s): Mary McGann

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover equipment from Monterey Canyon

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

End Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

Start Date: 2016-10-10

End Date: 2016-10-12

Equipment Used: navigation, samples

Information to be Derived: Physical Oceanography, grain size, displaced microfossils

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: sample analysis on FAD Recovered equipment from Monterey Canyon, including sediment traps.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Additional principal investigator: Charles K. Paull (MBARI)
Additional organizations:
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Ocean University of China, the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, England, and the University of Hull, England

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-629-FA


Monterey Canyon, California, United States, Pacific Ocean

North: 37.01297082 South: 36.40290989 West: -123.096 East: -122.20638602


photo of Western Flyer
Western Flyer



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
navigation --- Navigation
samples --- Biology

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