Field Activity 2016-629-FA

Identifier 2016-629-FA
Also known as Monterey Bay Coordinated Canyon Experiment (MBCCE)
Purpose Recover equipment from Monterey Canyon
Location Monterey Canyon, California, United States, Pacific Ocean
Summary Sample locations submitted to FAD 8/30/2016 Recovered a McLane Profiler, a mooring (with sediment trap), and a Benthic Instrument Node
Info derived Physical Oceanography, grain size, displaced microfossils
Comments Additional principal investigator: Charles K. Paull (MBARI) Additional organizations: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Ocean University of China, the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, England, and the University of Hull, England
Western Flyer
117' twin hull MBARI, Moss Landing, CA
Start Moss Landing, CA 2016-04-11
End Moss Landing, CA 2016-04-14
Days in the field 4
West -122.04279542
East -121.88708782
North 36.84544812
South 36.71417877


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Mary L McGann
Crew members
Information specialist(s)
Mary L McGann
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Location-Elevation, Sampling
Data type: Navigation, Geology

Equipment used

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


Samples collected during this field activity