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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-628-FA

AKA: none

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): Bruce Jaffe

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Amy Foxgrover

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: collect bathymetry

Vehicle(s): Elantra G13-2403R

Start Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

End Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

Start Date: 2017-03-27

End Date: 2017-03-29

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

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: 37.47921744 South: 37.42151131 West: -122.077 East: -121.95276794


photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely


Foxgrover, A.C., Finlayson, D.P., Jaffe, B.E., and Fregoso, T.A., 2018, Bathymetry and Digital Elevation Models of Coyote Creek and Alviso Slough, South San Francisco Bay, California (ver. 4.0, March, 2018): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011â1315, 20 p., doi: 10.3133/ofr20111315.


Data Acquired

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

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