Field Activity 2017-642-FA

Identifier 2017-642-FA
Purpose Collect cores for Pb-210 dating to determine timing of the arrival of the invasive foraminfera Trochammina hadai.
Location Tomales Bay, CA
Summary sample locations submitted to FAD 5/30/2017
Info derived Dating of sediments for first appearance of invasive microorganism
Comments Cores will be taken by a new platform developed by MARFAC for vibracoring in shallow lakes. Location based on GPS on personal phones. Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-609-FA
MarFac; crewcab - G63-2147R
Start Marshall, CA 2017-05-22
End Marshall, CA 2017-05-24
Days in the field 3
West -123.007
East -122.79431491
North 38.23426993
South 38.06490531


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators Mary L McGann
Crew members
SeanPaul M La Selle
Scientist, Staff
Peter Dal Ferro
Scientist, Staff
Daniel C Powers
Scientist, Staff
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
gravitycore Geology (no data reported)
Vibracore Geology (no data reported)
Other Unknown, Profiles, Transects, Benchmarks, LIDAR, Navigation (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity