Field Activity 2019-663-FA

Identifier 2019-663-FA
Also known as Searsville coring 2020
Purpose To collect cores of sediments retained behind the Searsville Lake Dam and in Upper Lake for earthquake and ecological studies.
Location Jasper Ridge Biological Reserve, Stanford, California, United States
Summary Collecting three vibracores in Searsville Lake and two vibracores in the marsh near Upper Lake.
Info derived Core imagery, CT scans, XRF, bulk density
Comments Brian Sherrod (USGS Earthquake Hazards Program) is PI. The working halves of collected cores will be stored in the PCMSC cold room, the archive halves will be kept in a cold room at Stanford. Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2018-682-FA
MarFac; Crysler G12-0254S
MarFac; Ford 650 Box truck - White G71-03559
Start Stanford, California 2020-02-18
End Stanford, California 2020-02-21
Days in the field 4
West -122.24753371
East -122.23496046
North 37.40769865
South 37.39880088
Marine operations Yes


Principal investigators SeanPaul M La Selle
Crew members
Information specialist(s)
Nasr, Brandon (Contractor)
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Brian Sherrod (USGS)

Data types and categories

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

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Handheld GPS Navigation (no data reported)
Vibracore Geology (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity