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Field Activity Details for field activity C210NC

AKA: none

Other ID: C-2-10-NC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): National Seafloor Mapping and Benthic Habitat Studies (MU195)

Principal Investigator(s): Guy Cochrane

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sparker

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Habitat and Geology mapping


Start Port/Location: Eureka, CA

End Port/Location: Ft. Bragg, CA

Start Date: 2010-07-19

End Date: 2010-08-09

Equipment Used: underwatervideo, navigation, underwatercamera, sparker

Information to be Derived: Surficial substrate, benthic fauna and flora

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 38 hours of regular video, 21 hours of HD video, ~6500 photographs, 9 sediment samples, 5 seismic lines

Staff: Jackson Currie, Timothy Elfers, Nadine Golden, Peter Harkins, Gerry Hatcher

Affiliate Staff:
Eleyne Phillips - Data Manager
Lisa Krigsman (NMFS) - Biologist

Notes: California Seafloor Mapping Program

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Guy Cochrane - Chief Scientist
Eleyne Phillips - Data Manager
Lisa Krigsman (NMFS) - Biologist
Nadine Golden - Data Manager
Jackson Currie - Electronics Technician
Peter Harkins - Mechanical Technician
Tim Elfers - Mechanical Techinician
Gerry Hatcher - Electronics Techinician

Non USGS data manager = Eleyne Phillips



North: 40.84051 South: 38.93124 West: -124.531 East: -123.70693


photo of Coral Sea
Coral Sea


Cochrane, G.R., 2023, Bathymetry, backscatter intensity, and benthic habitat offshore of the Eel River, California: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
underwatervideo --- Video
navigation --- Navigation
Global positioning system (GPS) data c-2-10-nc.062 (Provisional best file)
underwatercamera --- Photo
sparker --- Sparker

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