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ID A-8-87-SC
Abstract University of California, Santa Barbara,United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California,Battelle,Land and Sea Surveys, Inc.. Chief Scientists: Bruce Robison, Stanley Margolis. Geophysical data (sidescansonar, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision, ottertrawl, grab) of field activity A-8-87-SC in Off Pt. Sal, California from 11/16/1987 to 11/18/1987
Organization University of California, Santa Barbara
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Land and Sea Surveys, Inc.
Project/Theme California Outer Continental Shelf Phase II Monitoring Program
Chief Scientist Bruce Robison
Stanley Margolis
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Aloha
Area of Operation Off Pt. Sal, California, Southern California
Bounding Coordinates
-123.75000    -118.25000
Dates 11/16/1987 (JD 320) to 11/18/1987 (JD 322)
Analog Materials list
Bruce Robison Chief Scientist, UCSB/MSI
Stanley Margolis Chief Scientist, UCSB/UCD
Paul Stout Unspecified Investigator, UCSB/MSI
Bruce Luyendyk Unspecified Investigator, UCSB/Geological Sciences
Rachel Haymon Unspecified Investigator, UCSB/Geological Sciences
Kim Reisenbichler Unspecified Investigator, UCSB/MSI
Eric Doehne Unspecified Investigator, UCS/Geology
Gary Brewer Unspecified Investigator, MMS
Mike Boyle Unspecified Investigator, USGS Western Region
Jim Campbell Unspecified Investigator, Battelle Ventura
James Cooley Unspecified Investigator, Land and Sea Surveys, Inc.
Equipment Used
Locate sunken vessel Pac Baroness using side scan
sonar. Examine the vessel with the Recon IV ROV System, and determine overall
damage for potential discharges of copper ore and oil. Photograph and video tape
the wreck, surrounding sediments and biota, using the ROV System. Collect
sediment and water samples within 200 m of the wreck. Trawl for animal specimens
for body burden analysis of trace metals (especially copper) and possibly
The sunken vessel was located through the use of side scan sonar and
the ship's fathometer. Equipment failures precluded additional attempts to
inspect the vessel with the ROV. The ROV obtained some environmental samples and
some video footage of ambient sediments and biota was obtained within about 500
to 250 m to the NW of the vessel. 16 water samples were collected from four
different locations within 300 m of the wreck via bottles attached to the ROV. A
small grab sample of sediment was collected within a 150-m range of the vessel.
No tissue samples were collected.
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