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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


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


Southern California

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


photo of Shearwater


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,


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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