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ID J-5-98-SF
Abstract Chief Scientist: John Chin. High-Resolution Sidescan Sonar data (Kleinsidescan, 3dot5khz, VanVeengrab, boxcore, 200khz, GPS) of field activity J-5-98-SF in Grizzly Bay, Suisun Bay, California from 11/18/1998 to 12/02/1998
Project/Theme San Francisco Bay Coastal System
Chief Scientist John Chin
Activity Type High-Resolution Sidescan Sonar
Platform David Johnston
Area of Operation Grizzly Bay, Suisun Bay, California, San Francisco Bay, CA
Bounding Coordinates
-122.15852    -121.91740
Ports leave Benicia
arrive Benicia
Dates 11/18/1998 (JD 322) to 12/02/1998 (JD 336)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
John Chin
John Chin Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Steve Wolf Geologist, USGS Western Region
Mike Boyle Electronic Tech, USGS Western Region
Fred Payne Electronic Tech., USGS Western Region
Gordon Smith Ship Captain, UCSC
Wilson Lee Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Dave Schollhamer Hydrologist, USGS Western Region
Cathy Ruhl Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
Establish a baseline database to document the morphology
and texture of the bay floor in Grizzly Bay.  Response of bed
morphology and surficial sediment to flow events.
Information to be Derived
Bottom type map based on sidescan and textural analyses
Completed sidescan survey of Grizzly Bay & adjacent areas of Suisun Bay. 
Completed grab sampling and box coring.
San Francisco Bay Seafloor and Sediment.
Associated activities:

  J-2-99-SF   J-3-99-SF   J-5-98-SF
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. URL:
Hampton, M.A., Snyder, N.P., Chin, J.L., Allison, D.W., Rubin, D.M., 2003, Bed-sediment grain-size and morphologic data from Suisun, Grizzly, and Honker Bays, CA, 1998-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-250. URL:
Got Help? For J-5-98-SF, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, organization, owner, project number, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
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J-5-98-SF location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
J-5-98-SF location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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