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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-054-FA

Area of Operations: San Diego, California, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: November 01, 2002 to November 15, 2002

Chief scientist: Bill Danforth

   Neal Driscoll (SIO)

Objectives: Establish a geologic framework and baseline from which to examine future changes offshore San Diego caused by wave erosion and transport associated with the predicted El Nino and examine downslope funneling and capture of sediment by the two canyon heads (Scripps and Rose Canyons).

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map;

Summary: Day trips on the SAICHON resulted in a sidescan sonar digital mosaic, bathymetric map, and seismic profiles along every line.

Contact: Bill Danforth (bdanforth@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-4-02-SC. Visit this site for more information.

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SAICHON

Data Types and Locations:

NavigationSeismicsSonar

 

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