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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-614-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): Sonar: Interferometric, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: collect bathymetry

Vehicle(s): Mitsubishi Outlander G61-0912R

Start Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

End Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

Start Date: 2019-04-01

End Date: 2019-04-05

Equipment Used: SWATH plus-M , POS MV

Information to be Derived: bathymetry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected bathymetry with Parke Snavely in Alviso Slough over two days. Also collected bathymetry with the KelpFly over two days, including in Guadalupe Slough.

Staff: Rachel Marcuson, Peter Dal Ferro, Jackson Currie

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Also potentially using the KelpFly to map upstream portions of Guadalupe Slough


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



Data Acquired

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

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