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Field Activity Details for field activity S193SC

AKA: none

Other ID: S-1-93-SC

Status: Completed


Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Dave Drake

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1993-01-14

End Date: 1993-01-15

Equipment Used: boxcore, gravitycore

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Tripods

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Dave Drake (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist


Southern California

North: 33.73135 South: 33.59092 West: -118.4023 East: -117.99982


photo of Sea Watch
Sea Watch


Lee, H.J., Drake, D.E., Edwards, B.D., Hamer, M.R., Hampton, M.A., Karl, H.A., Kayen, R.E., and Wong, F.L., 1995, Mapping the distribution and character of contaminated sediment on the continental margin near Los Angeles, California, in Linked Earth systems: congress program and abstracts; v. 1: Tulsa, OK, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists.

Lee, H.J., Drake, D.E., Edwards, B.D., Hamer, M.R., Hampton, M.A., Karl, H.A., Kayen, R.E., Wong, F.L., and Murray, C.J., 1996, Contaminated, Effluent-Affected Sediment on the Continental Margin near Los Angeles, California: EOS Trans. AGU, 76(3), Ocean Sciences Meeting Supplement OS1, 1996.

Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and Field, M.E., 2006, usSEABED: Pacific coast (California, Oregon, Washington) offshore surficial-sediment data release: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 182,

Tate, G., Drake, D., Ferreira, J., and Viall, R., 1984, GEOPROBE system description, instrument calibrations, data processing and field results for deployments on the Palos Verdes Margin in winter 1992/1993: U. S. Geological Survey Branch of Pacific Marine Geology Priviliged Attorney/Client work product--FOIA Exempt, 29 p.

Wong, F.L., 1996, Heavy Mineralogy of Effluent-Affected Sediment, Palos Verdes, Southern California: EOS Transactions, v. 77 no. 3, pp. 50–50.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
boxcore --- Biology
gravitycore --- Geology

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