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ID A-3-98-SC
Also Known As OA-1-98-SC
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Jim Gardner. Multibeam Sonar data (multibeam, clamshellgrab, GPS, integratednavigation) of field activity A-3-98-SC in San Diego and Newport, California from 03/26/1998 to 04/11/1998
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Project/Theme Pacific Seafloor Mapping Project
National Plan Environment
Chief Scientist Jim Gardner
Activity Type Multibeam Sonar
Platform Ocean Alert
Area of Operation San Diego and Newport, California, Southern California
Bounding Coordinates
-119.00000    -117.00000
Dates 03/26/1998 (JD 085) to 04/11/1998 (JD 101)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Information Specialist
Pete Dartnell
Jim Gardner Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Art Kleiner Party Chief, C&C Technologies
Equipment Used
Map San Diego and Los Angeles Margins to support
marine disposal site studies,  and USGS projects studying marine pollution and
geohazards along the Los Angeles Margin.
Information to be Derived
Bathymetry, backscatter, slope, sediment volumes,  interpreted geology, etc
Completed survey and processed bathymetry and backscatter data of San Diego and 
Los Angeles Margins.
For raw and intermediate data sets, contact
Rani Nandiwada
Gardner, J.V., and Mayer, L.A., 1998, Cruise Report: RV Ocean Alert Cruise
A2-98-SC, USGS Open File Report 98-475, [sic; should be A-3-98-SC] available 
on-line at:

Dartnell, P., Gardner, J.V., Mayer, L.A., and Hughes Clark, J.E., 2004, Los Angeles and San Diego Margin high-resolution multibeam bathymetry and backscatter data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1221, available on-line at:
National Seafloor Mapping and Benthic Habitat Studies, Los Angeles, 2006, U.S. Geological Survey, Western Coastal and Marine Geology   <>
National Seafloor Mapping and Benthic Habitat Studies, San Diego, 2006, U.S. Geological Survey, Western Coastal and Marine Geology   <>
Got Help? For A-3-98-SC, we would appreciate any information on -- analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, kms of navigation, NGDC Info, owner, ports, project number, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
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Navigation data nav    
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A-3-98-SC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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