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Field Activity Details for field activity O1209CA

AKA: none

Other ID: O-12-09-CA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal Evolution Modeling Project (MU056)

Principal Investigator(s): Patrick Barnard

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Daniel Hoover

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Profiles, Location-Elevation: Transects, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Monitor changes in beach and subtidal sand volume, distribution


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2009-11-03

End Date: 2009-11-04

Equipment Used: ATV, GPS, Waverunners

Information to be Derived: Beach elevation and nearshore bathymetry

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ATV-mounted GPS survey of Ocean Beach, with Waverunner bathymetry survey of nearshore region

Staff: Daniel Hoover, Gerry Hatcher

Affiliate Staff:
Jeff Hansen
Isaac Jones

Notes: rawdata files exist on /rawdata/2009/O-12-09-CA/topo

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Dan Hoover
Jeff Hansen
Gerry Hatcher
Isaac Jones



North: 37.77725 South: 37.71138 West: -122.5288 East: -122.50456




Foxgrover, A.C., and Barnard, P.L., 2012, A seamless, high-resolution digital elevation model (DEM) of the north-central California coast: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 684, 11 p.,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ATV --- Profiles
GPS --- Navigation
Best file with nav in ArcInfo E00 format
Global positioning system (GPS) data o-12-09-ca.060_black (Provisional best file)
Global positioning system (GPS) data o-12-09-ca.060_red (Provisional best file)
Waverunners --- Navigation
Single Beam
Edited bathymetry data with corrected depths o-12-09-ca.320_060_black (Provisional best file)
Edited bathymetry data with corrected depths o-12-09-ca.320_060_red (Provisional best file)

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