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Field Activity Details for field activity B0511CC

AKA: none

Other ID: B-05-11-CC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal and Marine Catastrophic Hazards (ZP00C4A)

Principal Investigator(s): Samuel Johnson

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Ray Sliter, Janet Watt

Data Type(s): Electro-Magnetic: Magnetics, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Data acquisition to constrain geoloogic framework and active faulting

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Moss Landing

End Port/Location: Moss Landing or Morro Bay

Start Date: 2011-09-12

End Date: 2011-09-26

Equipment Used: GPS, Mini-sparker, magnetometer

Information to be Derived: Seismic reflection and marine magnetic profiles

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Samuel Johnson, Janet Watt

Affiliate Staff:
Janet Tilden Watt

Notes: Staff information imported from InfoBank
Sam Johnson
Janet Tilden Watt

Location:

Mostly offshore Big Sur (between Monterey and Morro Bay). Perhaps some time (a few days) around Point Sal to Point Arguello)

Boundaries
North: 36.9589 South: 35.29984 West: -122.056 East: -120.86195

Platform(s):

photo of Derek M. Baylis
Derek M. Baylis

Publications

Johnson, S.Y., Hartwell, S.R., Sliter, R.W., and Beeson, J.W., 2017, Minisparker seismic-reflection data of field activity B-05-11-CC, from Point Sur to Morro Bay, offshore central California, 2011-09-12 to 2011-09-26: doi: 10.5066/F7K35S44.

Johnson, S.Y., Hartwell, S.R., Watt, J.T., Beeson, J.W., Dartnell, P., and Cochran, S.A., 2019, California State Waters Map Series Data Catalog--Point Sur to Point Arguello Region, California: U.S. Geological Survey data release.

Watt, J.T., Hartwell, S.R., and Johnson, S.Y., 2018, Marine magnetic data from Point Sur to Piedras Blancas, central California, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey data release.

Portals/Viewers

FAN B0511CC has data viewable in the GeoMappApp/Virtual Ocean applications. To view this data in these applications go to http://www.geomapapp.org/ and http://www.virtualocean.org/. See the instructions for locating USGS data in these applications. You can also view the imagery created from the SEGY data at https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/images.php?cruise=B0511CC.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
Global positioning system (GPS) data (Provisional best file)
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 formatProvisional best file (Provisional best file)
Mini-sparker --- Sparker
Seismic FFID/Shot/CDP data (Provisional best file)
Sparker (Metadata)
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format (Arc Files)
magnetometer --- Magnetics

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