Area of Operations: Point Sal, Ventura, California, United States, North America, North Pacific
Dates: July 29, 1987 to July 31, 1987
Chief scientist: David Cacchione
Objectives: The primary objectives of this cruise are recovery of USGS current meter moorings and GEOPROBE tripods which were deployed during the May 1987 USGS sediment dynamics cruise (SPROUL, FA 87017), obtain box cores and CTD profiles at selected sites, and navigate mooring locations for future recovery of anchors.
Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;
Information to be derived: Time series data;
Summary: CAMP 2-2 weathered out; no samples collected. Mooring and GEOPROBE Station A (R-8) navigated in using Miniranger and acoustic transponder.
Contact: David Cacchione ()
InfoBank: uses the identifier A-6-87-SC. Visit this site for more information.
Related Links: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a687sc/html/a-6-87-sc.meta.html