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
Projects
Platform
ATV
Waverunner 1 (SC)
Personal Water Craft
Waverunner 2 (SC)
Personal Water Craft
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Vehicles
MarFac; Chevy Suburban - gray; 7 pass; G62-2874L
Jeep Liberty 4X4 - silver
Itinerary
Start Santa Cruz, CA 2015-09-28
End Santa Cruz, CA 2015-10-02
Days in the field 5
Bounds
West -122.061
East -121.75476074
North 36.99816566
South 36.80217852

Personnel

Organization
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)

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity