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Summary Information for Field Activity 2004-060-FA

Area of Operations: Palos Verdes Shelf, Los Angeles, California, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: April 06, 2004 to April 06, 2004

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

   Joanne Ferriera, USGS-Menlo Park

Objectives: Recover moorings #759 and 761 from the Palos Verdes Shelf area.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Moorings recovered: 2 (#759 deployed FA 04058 SPROUL Feb. 9-17, 2004; and #761 deployed FA 04061 YELLOWFIN Feb. 25, 2004).

Contact: Marinna Martini (

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-2-04-SC. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Wiberg, Patricia L., and Sherwood, Christopher R.,2008, Calculating wave-generated bottom orbital velocities from surface-wave parameters: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34, no. 10: p. 1243-1262. (Also available at

Noble, Marlene A., Rosenberger, Kurt J., Xu, Jingping, Signell, Richard P., and Steele, Alex,2009, Connections among the spatial and temporal structures in tidal currents, internal bores, and surficial sediment distributions over the shelf off Palos Verdes, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5094, 41 p.. (Also available at

Data Types and Locations:

Oceanographic Measurements

mooring data


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