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Field Activity Details for field activity SW109SC

AKA: none

Other ID: S-W1-09-SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): California State Mapping Project (MU031)

Principal Investigator(s): Peter Dartnell, Brian Edwards

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Video ground-truthing for seafloor geology and habitat mapping


Start Port/Location: Santa Barbara, CA

End Port/Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Start Date: 2009-08-10

End Date: 2009-08-21

Equipment Used: Underwatervideo, GPS

Information to be Derived: Seafloor geology, biology, and habitat

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: WCMG will collect seafloor video, still photographs, and record real-time observations that will be used to ground-truth seafloor geology, habitat, and character maps created for the California State Mapping Project.

Staff: Henry Chezar, Jackson Currie, Timothy Elfers, Nadine Golden, Peter Harkins

Affiliate Staff:
Eleyne Phillips (USGS) - geologist
Lisa Krigsman (NOAA) - biologist
Lisa Gilbane (MMS) - biologist

Notes: Staff information imported from InfoBank
Pete Dartnell (USGS) - Chief Scientist
Brian Edwards (chief scientist, USGS) - Co
Eleyne Phillips (USGS) - geologist
Lisa Krigsman (NOAA) - biologist
Jackson Currie (USGS) - ET
Peter Harkins (USGS) - MT
Hank Chezar (USGS) - photographic specialist
Tim Elfers (USGS) - MT
Lisa Gilbane (MMS) - biologist
Nadine Golden (USGS) - geographer

Non USGS data manager = Eleyne Phillips


southern CA

North: 34.51407 South: 33.28076 West: -120.555 East: -118.27508


photo of Shearwater



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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Underwatervideo --- Video
GPS --- Navigation

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