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Field Activity Details for field activity B272SC

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AKA: none

Other ID: B-2-72-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Eli A. Silver

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jack Schoellhamer

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sonobuoy, Seismics: Sparker, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


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End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1972-11-15

End Date: 1972-11-21

Equipment Used: sparker, bathymetry, dredge

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Dredge equipment added; samples in warehouse.
Staff information imported from InfoBank
Eli Silver (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist
Jack Schoellhamer - Chief Scientist


Central California

North: 38.25 South: 33.75 West: -123.75 East: -118.25


photo of Bartlett


Vedder, J.G., 1990, Maps of California continental borderland showing compositions and ages of bottom samples acquired between 1968 and 1979: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 2122, 3 p.,

Vedder, J.G., Beyer, L.A., Junger, A., Moore, G.W., Roberts, A.E., Taylor, J.C., and Wagner, H.C., 1974, Preliminary report on the geology of the continental borderland of Southern California: U. S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 624, 34 p.,

Vedder, J.G., Taylor, J.C., Arnal, R.E., and Bukry, D., 1976, Map showing location of selected pre-Quaternary rock samples from the California continental borderland: U. S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 737,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
sparker --- Sparker
sparker recorder rolls (Analog Materials list)
bathymetry --- Single Beam
scanned fathometer profiles on microfilm (Analog Materials List)
dredge --- Geology

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