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Field Activity Details for field activity J294SF

AKA: none

Other ID: J-2-94-SF

Status: Completed


Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Patrick Hart, Jonathan Childs

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Air Gun / Water Gun, Seismics: Multichannel, Sonar: Sidescan

Scientific Purpose/Goals: High-resolution surveys of SF Bay and vicinity


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1994-05-04

End Date: 1994-05-26

Equipment Used: sidescansonar, navigation, Multichannel, airgun

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Staff information imported from InfoBank
Jon Childs (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist
Pat Hart (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist



North: 38.11022 South: 37.50575 West: -122.702 East: -121.8306


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David Johnston


Childs, J.R., Hart, P., Bruns, T.R., Marlow, M.S., and Sliter, R., 2000, High-resolution marine seismic reflection data from the San Francisco Bay Area: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00â494,

Childs, J.R., Hart, P.E., McCarthy, J., and Marlow, M.S, 1994, High-resolution seismic-reflection studies of submerged fault zones throughout the San Francisco Bay area: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 75 no. 44, pp. 684–684.

Marlow, M.S., Hart, P.E., Childs, J.R., Mann, D.M., Mann, G.M., Carlson, P.R., and Anima, R.J., 1994, A major unconformity beneath South San Francisco Bay and the development of San Leandro Basin: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 75 no. 44, pp. 683–683.

McCarthy, J., Hart, P.E., and Oppenheimer, D., 1995, High angle faulting in western Sacramento Delta region, Pittsburg, California: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 79 no. 4, pp. 592–592.

McCarthy, J., Hart, P.E., Anima, R., Oppenheimer, D., and Parsons, T., 1994, Seismic evidence for faulting in the western Sacramento Delta region, Pittsburg, California: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 75 no. 44, pp. 684–685.


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