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ID M-1-71-NC
Abstract Chief Scientists: N.A. Prahl, G.B. Mills. Geophysical data (gravity, navigation, bathymetry) of field activity M-1-71-NC in Cape Flattery, Washington to Santa Cruz, Northern California from 04/12/1971 to 12/07/1971
Project/Theme Continental Shelf Bottom Gravity Survey
National Plan NATIONAL OCEAN SURVEY
Chief Scientist N.A. Prahl
G.B. Mills
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform McArthur
Area of Operation Cape Flattery, Washington to Santa Cruz, Northern California, Northern California
Bounding Coordinates
43.00000
-125.75000    -121.75000
36.25000
Dates 04/12/1971 (JD 102) to 12/07/1971 (JD 341)
Analog Materials list
Crew
N.A. Prahl Chief Scientist
G.B. Mills Chief Scientist
Equipment Used
gravity
navigation
bathymetry
Information to be Derived
Gravity range, gravity range contour maps, gravity range bathymetry
Summary
313 bottom gravity measurements were made over a 200 square nautical
mile area on the Continental Shelf approximately 20 miles due west of Cape
Flattery, WA. Observations were made at one nautical mile intervals to establish
a test range for evaluating the accuracy and performance of underway sea-surface
gravimeters. In addition, 499 bottom gravity measurements were made on the
Continental Shelf between the 5 and 100 fathom isobaths from Cape Flattery, WA,
to Monterey Bay, ca. Measurements were made at 5 mile intervals as part of the
National Ocean Survey's marine gravity program. 32 sea-fix shore stations were
established. The shore station pairing for the gravity test range included EPI
Mukkaw (north station) and Quill RMS (south station).
Notes
Information from Prahl, N.A., and Mills, G.B. operational data report
west coast continental shelf bottom gravity Cape Flattery to Santa Cruz
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship McArthur 1971:
Dept. of Commerce, NOAA, NOS, Marine Geophysics Group, 32 p.

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