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Summary Information for Field Activity 1989-004-FA

Area of Operations: Santa Barbara Channel, Santa Maria Basin, Point Arguello, Point Sal, California, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: February 21, 1989 to February 28, 1989

Chief scientist: Brad Butman
David Cacchione

   Cheryl Ann Butman - WHOI

Objectives: (a) To detect and measure potential long- or short-term changes in the marine environment adjacent to oil and gas platforms; and (b) to determine whether changes observed in the marine environment during the monitoring period are caused by drilling-related activities or are a product of natural processes. Specific objectives: (1) conduct sidescan surveys at project sites R-8, PJ-1 and R-9; (2) recover two surface guard buoys at each of the above sites; (3) recover 3 subsurface current-meter moorings at the above sites; (4) recover 2 GEOPROBE tripods at R-8 and PJ-1; (5) collect box cores for detailed sediment analyses; and (6) collect hydrographic and suspended matter samples.

Type of Activity: Mooring work; Geophysical and geological;Geophysical and geological

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Moorings recovered: 6? (#327?, 328?, 329?, 330, 331, and 332, deployed FA 88020 FARNELLA Dec. 5-13, 1988).

Contact: Brad Butman (bbutman@usgs.gov)
David Cacchione ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-4-89-NC. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f489nc/html/f-4-89-nc.meta.html

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Platform Info:
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FARNELLA

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