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ID A-2-98-SC
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Homa Lee, Brian Edwards. Sampling data (GPS, echosounder, gravitycore, pistoncore, boxcore, clamshellgrab) of field activity A-2-98-SC in Santa Monica Bay from 08/23/1998 to 08/31/1998
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Project/Theme Los Angeles Shelf Pollution and Waste Disposal Project
National Plan Environmental Quality and Preservation; Pollution and Waste Disposal
Chief Scientist Homa Lee
Brian Edwards
Activity Type Sampling
Platform Auriga
Area of Operation Santa Monica Bay, Southern California
Bounding Coordinates
34.02126
-119.05979    -118.44517
33.73932
Dates 08/23/1998 (JD 235) to 08/31/1998 (JD 243)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
Jamie Stocking
Carolyn Degnan
Crew
Homa Lee Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Brian Edwards Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Hank Chezar Photographer, USGS Western Region
Jingping Xu Geologist, USGS Western Region
Kevin Evans Geologist, USGS Western Region
Randy Keaten Micropaleontologist
Tim Elfers Geologist/lead 210, Skidway Inst Of Ocean.
Alyson Craig Geologist/lead 210, Skidway Inst Of Ocean.
Meg McQuarrie Navigator, USGS Western Region
Jamie Stocking Navigator/facs, USGS Western Region
Bill Robinson Electronic Tech, USGS Western Region
Walt Olson Mechanical Tech, USGS Western Region
Kevin O'Toole Mechanical Tech, USGS Western Region
Richard Corrigan Ship Captain
Marcus Ballweber Chief Mate
Russ Brisindine Chief Engineer
Paul Giron Deck Hand
Ricky Labrador Chief Cook
Equipment Used
GPS
echosounder
gravitycore
pistoncore
boxcore
clamshellgrab
Purpose
Collect box core, gravity and piston core samples to understand anthropogenic 
affects on sedimentation
Information to be Derived
grain size, C/CO3, microfauna, organic geochemistry, photographic 
characterization
Summary
Collected 129 samples (grab samples, box cores, gravity cores and piston cores) 
from 150 stations
Publications
Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and 
Field, M.E., 2006,
usSEABED: Pacific Coast (California, Oregon, Washington) offshore
surficial-sediment data release, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 182, version 
1.0. Online at:

http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/182/

Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., 2003, Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, 342 p.

Dojiri, M., Yamaguchi, M., Weisberg, S.B., and Lee, Homa J., 2003, Changing anthropogenic influence on the Santa Monica Bay watershed, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 1-14.

Gardner, James V., Dartnell, Peter, Mayer, Larry A., and Hughes Clarke, John E., 2003, Geomorphology, acoustic backscatter, and processes in Santa Monica Bay from multibeam mapping, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 15-4.

Edwards, Brian D., Dartnell, Peter, and Chezar, Henry, 2003, Characterizing benthic substrates of Santa Monica Bay with seafloor photography and multibeam sonar imagery, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 47-66.

Leecaster, Molly, 2003, Spatial analysis of grain size in Santa Monica Bay, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 67-78

Hein, James R., Dowling, Jennifer S., Schuetze, Anthony, and Lee, Homa J., 2003, Clay-mineral suites, sources, and inferred dispersal routes; Southern California continental shelf, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 79-102

Noble, Marlene A., and Xu, J.P., 2003, Observations of large-amplitude cross-shore internal bores near the shelf break, Santa Monica Bay, CA, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 127-149.

Sommerfield, Christopher K., and Lee, Homa J., 2003, Magnitude and variability of Holocene sediment accumulation in Santa Monica Bay, California, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 151-176.

Alexander, Clark R., and Venherm, Claudia, 2003, Modern sedimentary processes in the Santa Monica, California continental margin; sediment accumulation, mixing and budget, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 177-204.

Bay, Steven M., Zeng, Eddy Y., Lorenson, Thomas D., Tran, Kim, and Alexander, Clark R., 2003, Temporal and spatial distributions of contaminants in sediments of Santa Monica Bay, California, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 255-276.

Greenstein, Darrin, Bay, Steven M., Jirik, Andrew, Brown, Jeffrey, and Alexander, Clark R., 2003, Toxicity assessment of sediment cores from Santa Monica Bay, California, in Lee, Homa J., and Weisberg, Stephen, eds., Integrated assessment of an urban water body; Santa Monica Bay, California: Marine Environmental Research, v. 56, no. 1-2, p. 277-297.
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