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ID S-1-99-MB
Abstract Chief Scientist: Steve Eittreim. Coring and Sampling and Vibracoring data (vibratingcore) of field activity S-1-99-MB in Monterey Bay, CA from 10/05/1999 to 10/08/1999
Project/Theme Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
National Plan Resource, Environment
Chief Scientist Steve Eittreim
Activity Type Coring and Sampling and Vibracoring
Platform Shana Rae
Area of Operation Monterey Bay, CA
Bounding Coordinates
36.97805
-122.17687    -121.94997
36.84172
Dates 10/05/1999 (JD 278) to 10/08/1999 (JD 281)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
Carolyn Degnan
Crew
Steve Eittreim Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
vibratingcore
Purpose
Core through Holocene mud layer on shelf and recover material
from beneath underlying shelf-wide unconformity believed to represent
Holocene transgression event.
Core and recover material filling inner-shelf paleochannels that represent
buried channels cut during lower sealevel stands.
Information to be Derived
Age and composition of material underlying shelf unconformity through C-14 
dating or other analyses. Age and composition of material filling paleochannels.
Summary
22 Cores were recovered averaging about 2.5m in length with the longest, 5.8m in 
length.
Notes
Vibracoring was carried out with the services of TEG Oceanographic
Services of Santa Cruz, owner and operator of the Vibracore system. Weather
conditions were mostly good. Found operations viable up to wind conditions of
15 knots. No anchoring required; manuevered, using DGPS, to stay on positions
of sites selected along existing seismic lines.
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