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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-638-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): James Conrad, Thomas Lorenson, Jonathan Warrick

Affiliate Investigator(s): Drake Singelton SDSU Jillian Maloney SDSU Jennifer Miller BOEM

Information Specialist(s): James Conrad

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geophysical investigations and coring of shallow sediment cover on the shelf in support of sand resource quantification

Vehicle(s): MarFac; Ford F350 pickup/stake truck; 6 pass; G82-0317H, Grand Caravan G41-1761S

Start Port/Location: San Diego, CA

End Port/Location: San Diego, CA

Start Date: 2018-05-21

End Date: 2018-05-26

Equipment Used: Vibracore, navigation, 512 chirp-source, 512 chirp, Sound Velocity - SVP-1, Other

Information to be Derived: Sand distribution and thickness on shelf; grain size

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: vibracore sample analysis submitted to FAD by Mike Torresan 6/18/2018

Staff: James Conrad, Jackson Currie, Timothy Elfers, Thomas Lorenson, Daniel Powers, Ray Sliter

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Funding OFA via BOEM IAA M16PG00030

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-686-FA

Platfom: R/V Bold Horizon

Location:

Shelf NW of Oceanside, CA

Boundaries
North: 33.36725 South: 32.5307 West: -117.63645 East: -117.1887

Platform(s):


Unknown

Other

Publications

Sliter, R.W., Conrad, J.E., Lorenson, T.D., Papesh, A.G., and Warrick, J.A., 2021, Geophysical and core sample data collected offshore Oceanside to San Diego, southern California, during field activity 2018-638-FA from 2018-05-21 to 2018-05-26: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9690BEK.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Vibracore --- Geology
navigation --- Navigation
512 chirp-source --- Sub Bottom Profiler
512 chirp --- Sub Bottom Profiler
Sound Velocity - SVP-1 --- Sound Velocity
Other --- --- ---

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