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ID J-13-94-MB
Also Known As DSJ13
Abstract Chief Scientists: Frank Schwing, Marlene Noble. Geological data (CTDmeter, boxcore) of field activity J-13-94-MB in Monterey Canyon from 11/13/1994 to 11/16/1994
Project/Theme Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Chief Scientist Frank Schwing
Marlene Noble
Activity Type Geological
Platform David Starr Jordan
Area of Operation Monterey Canyon, Monterey Bay, CA
Bounding Coordinates
37.25000
-122.75000    -121.75000
36.50000
Dates 11/13/1994 (JD 317) to 11/16/1994 (JD 320)
Analog Materials list
Crew
Frank Schwing Chief Scientist, National Marine Fisheries, NOAA
Marlene Noble Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
CTDmeter
boxcore
Purpose
National Marine Fisheries (NOAA) provided the vessel to gather information on
                  the density structure and water clarity of the water column during 
        winter in
                  and over Monterey Canyon. This information will be helpful in the 
        interpretation
                  of data from 6 current moorings that were deployed for a year in the 
        canyon
         (Aug. 93-Aug. 94).
Summary
CTD data was collected at 27 sites in the canyon in depths ranging from
80 to 2800 meters, this data will be processed and stored by MBARI. In addition
to the CTD survey, 5 box cores were taken at various sites. One was collected in
1300 m, at a mooring site in Monterey Canyon that registered a probable
turbidity current for a week or more last February. The others were in the head
of Monterey canyon, head of Soquel canyon and at the junction where Soquel joins
Monterey canyon.
Notes
We just got back from a great cruise on the David Star Jordan (even
though it was November). National Marine Fisheries provided the vessel so we
could gather information on the density structure and water clarity of the water
column in winter over and in Monterey Canyon. This information will be helpful
in the interpretation of data from the 6 moorings that we deployed for a year
there. We also managed to collect 5 box cores. One was collected in 1300 m, at
a mooring site in Monterey Canyon that registered a probable turbidity current
for a week or more last February. The others were in the head of Monterey
canyon, head of Soquel canyon and at the junction where Soquel joins Monterey
canyon. These cores are part of our sediment budget program in the Monterey Bay
Marine Sanctuary project. USGS participants, myself, Pete Dartnell, Kaye
Kinoshita, Roger Lewis, Mary McGann, and Hal Williams.
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