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Summary Information for Field Activity 2010-025-FA

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

Dates: April 22, 2010 to April 25, 2010

Chief scientist: Chris Sherwood

   Bob Eganhouse, USGS Reston

Objectives: Sediment samples from Palos Verdes for size analysis, in conjunction with USGS Reston (Eganhouse) chemical sampling, funded by US EPA.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary: WH group arrive San Diego Tues 20 April 2010; mob ship at Scripps Nimitz Marine Facility. Delay one day for weather, depart Scripps 1700 PDT 22 April. Arrive onsite 0600 PDT 23 April; Grab sample until noon; Eganhouse box core until midnight; grab sample until noon on 24 April; box core and CTD at 8C, 6C, and 3C on shelf until 1800; transit to San Pedro Channel; CTD and box core until 2200 PDT; transit back to port; arrive Scripps Marfac at 0845 PDT Sunday 25 April 2010. Unload ship and travel home.

Contact: Patrick Dickhudt (pdickhudt@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-P1-10-SC. Visit this site for more information.

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