Field Activity J299SF

Identifier J299SF
Alternate names J-2-99-SF
Purpose Survey Grizzly Bay and adjacent areas for seasonal changes in bottom morphology and sediment texture
Description Chief Scientist: John Chin. High-Resolution Seismic and Sampling and Sidescan Sonar data (Kleinsidescan, Geopulse, VanVeengrab, boxcore, 200khz, GPS) of field activity J-2-99-SF in Grizzly Bay, San Francisco Bay from 02/24/1999 to 03/08/1999
Location San Francisco Bay
Summary Collected several hundred Kms of acoustic trackline data, collected 56 grabs/box cores
Info derived Changes in sonar bottom types from Feb. 98 survey, isopach map(s) of shallow sediments, grain size of surface sediments
Comments physical data holdings\ San Francisco Bay Seafloor and Sediment. Associated activities: J-2-99-SF J-3-99-SF J-5-98-SF Staff information imported from InfoBank John Chin (USGS Western Region) - Chief Scientist Steve Wolf (USGS Western Region) - Geologist Robin Dornfest (USGS Western Region) - Watchstander Paul Carlson (USGS Western Region) - Watchstander Wilson Lee (USGS Western Region) - Watchstander Fred Payne (USGS Western Region) - Electronic Technician Gordon Smith (UCSC) - Boat Driver
David Johnston
Length 43 feet; beam 14 feet.
Start (port not specified) 1999-02-24
End (port not specified) 1999-03-08
West -122.1579
East -121.94113
North 38.11714
South 38.03577
Activity High-Resolution Seismic and Sampling and Sidescan Sonar


Principal investigators Chin, John
Crew members
Carlson, Paul
Scientist, Staff
Dornfest, Robin
Scientist, Staff
Lee, Wilson
Scientist, Staff
Payne, Fred
Scientist, Staff
Wolf, Steve
Scientist, Staff
Smith, Gordon
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Chin, John
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling, Seismics, Sonar
Data type: Navigation, Biology, Geology, Boomer, Sidescan, Single Beam

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Kleinsidescan Sidescan 2
Geopulse Boomer 2
VanVeengrab Geology 1
boxcore Biology, Geology 1
200khz Single Beam 6
GPS Navigation 9



Samples collected during this field activity