Field Activity 2015-668-FA

Identifier 2015-668-FA
Purpose Collect baseline topography and bathymetry for ENSO impacts in Monterey Bay
Location Monterey Bay
Summary Josh Logan submitted TLS data 10/16/2015
Info derived Beach Topography, Nearshore Bathymetry
Comments During the week of Sept. 28 - Oct. 2 scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey will be working along the coastline from Santa Cruz to Moss Landing. Either by all-terrain vehicle, personal watercraft, or on foot, they will be surveying local beaches and the nearby ocean bottom to compile a three-dimensional map of how beaches change in northern Monterey Bay. Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2014-676-FA Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2015-625-FA
Waverunner 1 (SC)
Personal Water Craft
Waverunner 2 (SC)
Personal Water Craft
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
MarFac; Chevy Suburban - gray; 7 pass; G62-2874L
Jeep Liberty 4X4 - silver
Start Santa Cruz, CA 2015-09-28
End Santa Cruz, CA 2015-10-02
Days in the field 5
West -122.061
East -121.75476074
North 36.99816566
South 36.80217852


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Curt StorlazziJonathan WarrickPatrick Barnard
Crew members
Information specialist(s)
Andrew Stevens
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation
Data type: LIDAR, Navigation, Profiles

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)
LIDAR LIDAR (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity