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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-603-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Marine Geomorphology, Evolution, and Habitats (ZP00FE6)

Principal Investigator(s): Mary McGann, Thomas Lorenson, Guy Cochrane

Affiliate Investigator(s): Charles Paull, MBARI

Information Specialist(s): Mary McGann

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: ROV video and coring for sedimentary processes, hazards and benthic habitat ground truth.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Moss Landing, California

End Port/Location: Moss Landing, California

Start Date: 2019-02-04

End Date: 2019-02-14

Equipment Used: grab, pushcore, vibracore, GPS, video

Information to be Derived: Grain size, foram age dating

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sample locations submitted to FAD 3/21/2019 by Mary McGann.


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: MBARI is final repository of video data.


South Central California

North: 35.8 South: 34.6 West: -122 East: -120.9


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Western Flyer



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
video --- Video
vibracore --- Geology
pushcore --- Geology
grab --- Geology

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