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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-608-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Climate Change Impacts to the U.S. Pacific and Arctic Coasts (ZP00F00)

Principal Investigator(s): Patrick Barnard

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Alexander Snyder, Andrew Stevens

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: LIDAR, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Location-Elevation: Profiles, Sonar: Single Beam, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect nearshore bathymetry and beach topography in Monterey Bay

Vehicle(s): Elantra G13-2403R, MarFac; Chevy Suburban - gray; 7 pass; G62-2874L, MarFac; Expedition G62-3094P, MarFac; Ford F350 pickup/stake truck; 6 pass; G82-0317H, Mitsubishi Outlander G61-0912R

Start Port/Location: Santa Cruz, CA

End Port/Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Start Date: 2017-01-12

End Date: 2017-01-13

Equipment Used: YSI Sound velocity CTD, 200khz, navigation, terrestrial lidar scanner, topographic profiling

Information to be Derived: Nearshore bathymetry, beach topography

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: data submitted to FAD 5/23/2017 by Alex Snyder; base, bathy, photos, svp, topo

Staff: Jackson Currie, Timothy Elfers, Shawn Harrison, Joshua Logan, Alexander Snyder, Andrew Stevens

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Local Fieldwork, NO OT
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-674-FA


Monterey Bay

North: 36.99816566 South: 36.93716851 West: -122.097 East: -121.9140625


photo of Fast Eddy (SC)
Fast Eddy (SC)
photo of Waverunner 1 (SC)
Waverunner 1 (SC)



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
YSI Sound velocity CTD --- Sound Velocity
200khz --- Single Beam
navigation --- Navigation
terrestrial lidar scanner --- LIDAR
topographic profiling --- Profiles

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