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Summary Information for Field Activity 2008-013-FA

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

Dates: February 27, 2008 to February 28, 2008

Chief scientist: Chris Sherwood

   P. Wiberg - University of Virginia

Objectives: Coring; recover equipment.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Suspended sediment concentrations
Cores for erosion-chamber measurements and grain-size analyses
CTDs for T/S and suspended-sediment profiles

Summary: 27 Feb, R/V SEA WATCH: Slow cores and CTDs with water samples at PV sites B3 and B5. 28 Feb, R/V SEA WATCH: Slow cores and CTDs with water samples at PV sites B2, B7, and B6. 28 Feb, R/V YELLOWFIN: Recover Geoprobe tripod at B3, USGS Mooring ID 842.

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InfoBank: uses the identifier S-W1-08-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

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