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Field Activity Details for field activity S809NC

AKA: none

Other ID: S-8-09-NC,CSW phase 2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): California State Waters, Phase 2 shelf mapping (MU033)

Principal Investigator(s): John Chin, Samuel Johnson

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): John Chin

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sparker, Visual Identification: Species ID

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map shallow subsurface sediment and structures in CA state waters

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Sausalito, CA

End Port/Location: Bodega Bay, CA

Start Date: 2009-09-08

End Date: 2009-09-30

Equipment Used: GPS, sparker, Marine Mammal Observation

Information to be Derived: Thickness of unconsolidated sediment, Depth to unconformity, Location of faults and structures

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Stinson Beach to Point Arena (CA)

Boundaries
North: 38.70918 South: 37.59062 West: -123.521 East: -122.30893

Platform(s):

photo of Parke Snavely
Parke Snavely

Publications

Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Golden, N.E., Hartwell, S.R., Erdey, M.D., Greene, H.G., Cochrane, G.R., Kvitek, R.G., Manson, M.W., Endris, C.A., Dieter, B.E., Watt, J.T., Krigsman, L.M., Sliter, R.W., Lowe, E.N., and Chin, J.L., 2015, California State Waters Map SeriesâOffshore of Salt Point, California: In: Johnson, S.Y., and Cochran, S.A. (Eds.). U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1098, doi: 10.3133/ofr20151098.

Sliter, R.W., Johnson, S.Y., Chin, J.L., Allwardt, P., Beeson, J., and Triezenberg, P.J., 2016, High-resolution seismic-reflection data from offshore northern California â Bolinas to Sea Ranch: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1058, doi: 10.3133/ofr20161058.

Portals/Viewers

FAN S809NC has data viewable in the GeoMappApp/Virtual Ocean applications. To view this data in these applications go to http://www.geomapapp.org/ and http://www.virtualocean.org/. See the instructions for locating USGS data in these applications. You can also view the imagery created from the SEGY data at https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/images.php?cruise=S809NC.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS --- Navigation
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format ( )
Global positioning system (GPS) data s-8-09-nc.061 ( Provisional best file)
sparker --- Sparker
Seismic FFID/Shot/CDP data s-8-09-nc.410_sparker ( Provisional best file)
pt1.sparker.sgy.zip data s-8-09-nc.pt1.sparker.sgy.zip ( Provisional best file)
pt2.sparker.sgy.zip data s-8-09-nc.pt2.sparker.sgy.zip ( Provisional best file)
pt3.sparker.sgy.zip data s-8-09-nc.pt3.sparker.sgy.zip ( Provisional best file)
pt4.sparker.sgy.zip data s-8-09-nc.pt4.sparker.sgy.zip ( Provisional best file)
pt5.sparker.sgy.zip data s-8-09-nc.pt5.sparker.sgy.zip ( Provisional best file)
pt6.sparker.sgy.zip data s-8-09-nc.pt6.sparker.sgy.zip ( Provisional best file)
pt7.sparker.sgy.zip data s-8-09-nc.pt7.sparker.sgy.zip ( Provisional best file)
Survey information ( )
Marine Mammal Observation --- Species ID
Survey information ( )

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