Field Activity 2021-614-FA

Identifier 2021-614-FA
Also known as Palos Verdes Fault 2021 (USGS/BOEM)
Purpose acquire seismic imaging of the Palos Verdes Fault zone to quantify damage zone characteristics and seismic hazards
Location San Pedro Shelf and Slope offshore Los Angeles
Summary Collection of Sparker MCS and CHIRP profiles across the Palos Verdes Fault Zone.
Info derived stratigraphic framework, fault/fracture distribution, sequence strat, fluid flow evidence
Comments There will be 8 days at sea.
Robert Gordon Sproul
Length: 125 feet; Beam: 32 feet.
Dodge Caravan - G41-2395R
MarFac; Ford 650 Box truck - White G71-03559
MarFac; Ford F350 pickup/stake truck; 6 pass; G82-0317H
Sonata Hybrid G10-6192P
Start San Diego, CA 2021-05-07
End San Diego, CA 2021-05-26
Days in the field 17
West -118.54136467
East -117.84641504
North 33.89364486
South 33.37643027


2885 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA95060
(831) 460-7401
Principal investigators James E ConradDaniel BrothersJared W Kluesner
Crew members
Robert M Wyland
Scientist, Staff
Rachel K Marcuson
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Alicia F Balster-gee
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal Travis Alongi (UCSC), Mark Leung (BOEM)

Data types and categories

Data category: Seismics
Data type: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sparker, Multichannel

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
minisparker Sparker (no data reported)
Mini sparker Sparker (no data reported)
0.5-16 kHz receiver Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
0.5-16 kHz Sub Bottom Profiler (no data reported)
Multichannel Multichannel (no data reported)
multichannel source Multichannel (no data reported)


Samples collected during this field activity