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Field Activity Details for field activity F105TB

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AKA: none

Other ID: F-1-05-TB

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Geology of National Parks (MU119)

Principal Investigator(s): Roberto Anima, John Chin

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location: Inverness, California

End Port/Location: Inverness, California

Start Date: 2005-08-15

End Date: 2005-08-16

Equipment Used: GPS, grabs

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis, navigation, Mary McGann diatom analysis

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Collected 24 sediment samples labeled TB-1-24

Staff: Roberto Anima, John Chin

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Sampling went very well, occupied nearly all pre-plotted sample sites. Samples stored in refrigerated space at the Marine Facility. Equipment descriptions: Garmin GPS, small grab sampler, 21 foot Boston Whaler

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Roberto Anima
John Chin


Tomales Bay

North: 38.23215 South: 38.12838 West: -122.9802 East: -122.87254


photo of Fast Eddy (SC)
Fast Eddy (SC)


Anima, R.L., Chin, J.L., Finlayson, D.P., McGann, M.L., and Wong, F.L., 2008, Interferometric sidescan mapping, sediment and foraminiferal analyses; a new look at Tomales Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1237,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
Global positioning system (GPS) data f-1-05-tb.060 (Provisional best file)
grabs --- Geology
Station Information

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