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Field Activity Details for field activity S1608SF

AKA: none

Other ID: S-16-08-SF

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): South Bay Salt Ponds (MU268)

Principal Investigator(s): Bruce Jaffe

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): David Finlayson

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Multibeam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Measure tidal flat and subtidal morphology. Collect baseline data set for change detection.


Start Port/Location: Redwood City/Palo Alto

End Port/Location: Redwood City/Palo Alto

Start Date: 2008-12-08

End Date: 2008-12-12

Equipment Used: GPS, multibeam

Information to be Derived: Bathymetry and backscatter data

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Michael Boyle, James Conrad, David Finlayson, Robert Wyland, Thomas Reiss

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This effort is part of a multi-disciplinary GD/BRD/WRD study entitled, Effects of regional wetland restoration on mud flats of the South San Francisco Bay: avian ecology, food webs, and sediment supply files on /imgarc3/S-16-08-SF

Staff information imported from InfoBank
David Finlayson
Jamie Conrad
Mike Boyle
Rob Wyland
Tom Reiss



North: 37.60344 South: 37.49639 West: -122.318 East: -122.10916


photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely


Foxgrover, A.C., Jaffe, B.E., and Fregoso, T.A., 2022, Bathymetric surveys collected near Dumbarton Bridge in south San Francisco Bay, California, 2008 to 2019: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
Global positioning system (GPS) data s-16-08-sf.061 (Provisional best file)
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
multibeam --- Multibeam
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