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Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-647-FA

AKA: none

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): High Energy Active Margins (ZP00F00)

Principal Investigator(s): Patrick Barnard

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Daniel Hoover

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Profiles, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Environmental Data: CTD

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Monitor changes in beach and subtidal sand volume and distribution

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: San Francisco, CA

End Port/Location: San Francisco, CA

Start Date: 2020-11-05

End Date: 2020-11-05

Equipment Used: YSI Sound velocity CTD, Radio (base), Radio (rover), Handheld GPS Nomad, navigation, Waverunners

Information to be Derived: Beach elevation and bathymetry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Beach topography data collected with ATV GPS, and beach bathymetry data collected with waverunners.

Staff: Alexander Snyder, Daniel Hoover

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2019-666-FA

Location:

Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA, California

Boundaries
North: 37.80802086 South: 37.6058952 West: -122.579 East: -122.47805176

Platform(s):

photo of ATV
ATV
photo of Waverunner 1 (SC)
Waverunner 1 (SC)
photo of Waverunner 2 (SC)
Waverunner 2 (SC)

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Waverunners --- Navigation
Single Beam
navigation --- Navigation
Radio (rover) --- Navigation
Profiles
Transects
Radio (base) --- Benchmarks
LIDAR
Navigation
Profiles
Transects
Handheld GPS Nomad --- Benchmarks
LIDAR
Navigation
Profiles
Transects
YSI Sound velocity CTD --- Sound Velocity
CTD

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