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Field Activity Details for field activity S0611MB

AKA: none

Other ID: S-06-11-MB

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): California State Waters Mapping, Monterey Bay (MU032)

Principal Investigator(s):

Affiliate Investigator(s): Janet Tilden Watt

Information Specialist(s): Ray Sliter

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: State Waters Mapping


Start Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

End Port/Location: Point Sur, CA

Start Date: 2011-05-16

End Date: 2011-05-27

Equipment Used: magnetometer, GPS, EdgeTech 512i, minisparker

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Ray Sliter

Affiliate Staff:
Janet Tilden Watt
Andy Ritchie

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Janet Tilden Watt
Ray Sliter
Andy Ritchie


Central California

North: 36.85052 South: 36.31691 West: -122.072 East: -121.78462


photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely


Cochrane, G.R., Dartnell, P., Johnson, S.Y., Erdey, M.D., Golden, N.E., Greene, H.G., Dieter, B.E., Hartwell, S.R., Ritchie, A.C., Finlayson, D.P., Endris, C.A., Watt, J.T., Davenport, C.W., Sliter, R.W., Maier, K.L., and Krigsman, L.M., 2016, California State Waters Map SeriesâOffshore of Santa Cruz, California: In: Cochrane, G.R., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1024,

Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Hartwell, S.R., Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N.E., Watt, J.T., Davenport, C.W., Kvitek, R.G., Erdey, M.D., Krigsman, L.M., Sliter, R.W., and Maier, K.L., 2016, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Monterey, California: In: Johnson, S.Y., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1110.

Sliter, R.J., S.Y., Watt, J.T., Scheirer, D.S., Allwardt, P. and Triezenberg, P.J., 2013, High-resolution seismic-reflection and marine-magnetic data from offshore central CaliforniaâSan Gregorio to Point Sur: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1071,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
magnetometer --- Magnetics data (Provisional best file)
Edited magnetics data s-06-11-mb.220_060 (Provisional best file)
GPS --- Navigation
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
Global positioning system (GPS) data s-06-11-mb.062 (Provisional best file)
EdgeTech 512i --- Boomer
Seismic FFID/Shot/CDP data s-06-11-mb.410_chirp (Provisional best file) data (Provisional best file)
minisparker --- Sparker data (Provisional best file) data (Provisional best file) data (Provisional best file)
Seismic FFID/Shot/CDP data s-06-11-mb.410_sparker (Provisional best file)

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