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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-616-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): Mary McGann

Affiliate Investigator(s): Stephen Himson (University of Leicester, UK)

Information Specialist(s): Mary McGann

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine the biostratigraphy and biomarkers of the Anthropocene (the first major impact by man on the environment and climate) in San Francisco Bay.

Vehicle(s): None

Start Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

End Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

Start Date: 2019-04-18

End Date: 2019-04-19

Equipment Used: Other, Vibracore, GPS

Information to be Derived: First occurrence of several invasive organisms

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Cores collected at multiple sites in South Bay.

Staff: Daniel Powers, Jennifer McKee, Peter Dal Ferro

Affiliate Staff:



Southern portion of San Francisco Bay (i.e., South Bay), California, United States

North: 37.61640706 South: 37.48575601 West: -122.30529755 East: -122.06776436


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Other --- --- ---
Vibracore --- Geology
GPS --- Navigation

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