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Summary Information for Field Activity 2008-015-FA

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

Dates: April 29, 2008 to May 02, 2008

Chief scientist: Chris Sherwood

   Pat Wiberg, University of Virginia

Objectives: Recovery of mooring #851 ADCP tripod at Site B1; coring for grain size and erosion chamber analyses.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis

Summary: Recovered Tripod # 851, time series, 4/29/08. Cored Site B3, grain size, 5/1/2008. Cored Sites B3, B5, and B6, grain size, 5/2/2008.

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InfoBank: uses the identifier S-W2-08-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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