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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-628-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bruce Jaffe

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Amy Foxgrover

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Interferometric

Scientific Purpose/Goals: collect bathymetry


Start Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

End Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

Start Date: 2017-03-27

End Date: 2017-03-29

Equipment Used: POS MV, Waverunners, SWATH plus-M

Information to be Derived: bathymetry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: data has been submitted to FAD on 5/23/2017; Caris, logs, POSMV, POSPac, SOS, SWATHplus, tide, YoNav

Staff: Peter Dal Ferro, Amy Foxgrover, Robert Wyland

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2015-669-FA

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-628-FA


Alviso Slough, Coyote Creek, Guadalupe Slough, South San Francisco Bay, California

North: 37.52734932 South: 37.45687854 West: -122.15251923 East: -122.037883


photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely


Foxgrover, A.C., Finlayson, D.P., Jaffe, B.E., and Fregoso, T.A., 2020, Bathymetry and Digital Elevation Models of Coyote Creek and Alviso Slough, South San Francisco Bay, California (ver. 5.0: June 24, 2020): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011â1315, 20 p.,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
POS MV --- Navigation
Waverunners --- Navigation
Single Beam
SWATH plus-M --- Interferometric

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