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Field Activity Details for field activity S808SC

AKA: none

Other ID: S-8-08-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Peter Dartnell

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Peter Dartnell

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2008-07-08

End Date: 2008-07-23

Equipment Used: SwathPlus, GPS, Chirp

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: James Conrad, Jackson Currie, Peter Dartnell, David Finlayson, Gerry Hatcher, George Tate, Thomas Reiss

Affiliate Staff:
Jamie Grover - skipper

Notes: files on /imgarc2/S-8-08-SC

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Pete Dartnell - chief scientist
Jamie Conrad - chief scientist
David Finlayson - info specialist
Jamie Grover - skipper
Tom Reiss - GPS
George Tate - ET
Gerry Hatcher - ET
Jackson Currie - ET



North: 34.4713 South: 34.32139 West: -120.206 East: -119.62923


photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely


Dartnell, P., Finlayson, D., Conrad, J., Cochrane, G., and Johnson, S., 2009, Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter; northern Santa Barbara Channel, southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1289,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SwathPlus --- Interferometric
File list
Bathymetry GIS data
GPS --- Navigation
Global positioning system (GPS) data s-8-08-sc.061 (Provisional best file)
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
Global positioning system (GPS) data s-8-08-sc.060
Chirp --- Boomer

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