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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-614-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): Other

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Other

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. Tom Peacock (MIT) and Dr. Sandor Mulsow (ISA)

Information Specialist(s): Other

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Investigating the extent of sediment plumes created by mining

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: San Diego, CA

End Port/Location: San Diego, CA

Start Date: 2018-02-26

End Date: 2018-03-01

Equipment Used: navigation, samples

Information to be Derived: Physical oceanographic

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: no USGS data gathered.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Amy Gartman will be assisting Dr. Tom Peacock (MIT) and Dr. Sandor Mulsow (ISA) on water sampling to establish the possible extent of a sediment plume created by mining manganese nodules.


Offshore San Diego

North: 33.60304897 South: 28.60304897 West: -122.59246826 East: -117.59246826





Data Acquired

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

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