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ID A-9-87-SC
Abstract Battelle,University of California, Santa Barbara,Moss Landing Marine Laboratories,United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Jim Campbell. Geophysical data (boxcore, grab, RhoRho) of field activity A-9-87-SC in Off Pt. Sal, California from 11/19/1987 to 11/21/1987
Organization Battelle
University of California, Santa Barbara
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Project/Theme California Outer Continental Shelf Phase II Monitoring Program
Chief Scientist Jim Campbell
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Aloha
Area of Operation Off Pt. Sal, California, Southern California
Bounding Coordinates
-123.75000    -118.25000
Dates 11/19/1987 (JD 323) to 11/21/1987 (JD 325)
Analog Materials list
Jim Campbell Chief Scientist, Battelle Ocean Sciences
Jeffrey Hyland Program Manager, Battelle Ocean Sciences
Eiji Imamura Ventura Operations Manager, Battelle Ocean Sciences
Janet Kennedy Second Scientist, Battelle Ocean Sciences
Heidi Debra Technician, Battelle Ocean Sciences
Christie Dolstra Technician, Battelle Ocean Sciences
Richard Zimmer-Faust Unspecified Investigator, UCSB
Paul Stout Unspecified Investigator, UCSB
Rich Coffman Unspecified Investigator, UCSB
Karen Griffin Unspecified Investigator, UCSB
Ben Flowers Unspecified Investigator, UCSB
Mike Boyle Unspecified Investigator, USGS Western Region
Brian Sak Unspecified Investigator, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory
Equipment Used
1. Collect bottom-sediment samples at an array of stations near the
wreck, and at comparable control stations along the same isobath, to provide a
means of examining the extent of initial contamination in reference to trace
metals (especially copper) and petroleum hydrocarbons, and the potential
biological impact on macroinfaunal communities.
2. Obtain hydrocasts at a limited number of stations (from a subset of the
sediment stations) to collect water samples for the analysis of trace metals
(especially copper).
Information to be Derived
Grain size, trace metals
Bottom sediments were collected with a box corer at an array of eight
stations within a 500-m radius of the vessel and at a control station located
8.25 km to the NW. Subcores from these samples were collected for analysis of
petroleum hydrocarbons and trace metals, benthic macroinfauna, sediment grain
size and total organic carbon. Larger animals were collected from remaining
unused sediment subcores and contained for subsequent analysis of trace metals
in tissues. Hydrocasts were obtained at the control site and one ofthe nearfield
sites, approximately 500 m to the east of the vessel. Samples were collected at
various water depths at each of these two hydrocast stations.
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