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Field Activity Details for field activity S207SC

AKA: none

Other ID: S-2-07-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): National Seafloor Mapping and Benthic Habitat Studies (MU195)

Principal Investigator(s): Guy Cochrane

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Guy Cochrane

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sound Velocity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Seafloor mapping using SEASwath sonar and video groundtruthing to characterize substrate type in the nearshore waters southwest of Santa Rosa Island in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Santa Barbara Harbor

End Port/Location: Santa Barbara Harbor

Start Date: 2007-08-06

End Date: 2007-08-18

Equipment Used: Submetrix, underwatercamera, GPS, soundvelocityprofiler

Information to be Derived: Bathymetry, acoustic backscatter, water-bottom video

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Michael Boyle, David Finlayson, Gerry Hatcher

Affiliate Staff:
Eleyne Phillips (USGS) - GIS Specialist
Donna Schroeder (UCSB) - Biologist

Notes: files on /imgarc2/S-2-07-SC

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Guy Cochrane (USGS) - Chief Scientist
Mike Boyle (USGS) - Electronics Technician
Gerry Hatcher (USGS) - Electronics Technician
David Finlayson (USGS) - Sonar Technician
Eleyne Phillips (USGS) - GIS Specialist
Donna Schroeder (UCSB) - Biologist

Non USGS data manager = Eleyne Phillips

Location:

Southern California

Boundaries
North: 34.40902 South: 33.88458 West: -120.354 East: -119.2629

Platform(s):

photo of Shearwater
Shearwater

Publications

Cochrane, G.R., Finlayson, D.P., and Dailey, E.T., 2018, Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter data collected in 2007 from the San Miguel Passage in the Channel Islands, California: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F78G8HVC.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Submetrix --- Sub Bottom Profiler
File list
underwatercamera --- Photo
GPS --- Navigation
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
Global positioning system (GPS) data s-2-07-sc.061 (Provisional best file)
soundvelocityprofiler --- Sound Velocity

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