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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-617-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): 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 - final recovery 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: 2017-03-21

End Date: 2017-03-23

Equipment Used: Other, navigation

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Three moorings (MS1, MS2, MS3; aka M1C, M2C, M3C) were recovered from Monterey Canyon.

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). Operations in March 2017 will involve final recovery of USGS moorings MS1, MS2, and MS3 from upper Monterey Canyon.
Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-670-FA


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

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


Rachel Carson (MBARI)



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