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ID J-2-99-SF
Abstract Chief Scientist: John Chin. High-Resolution Seismic and Sampling and Sidescan Sonar data (Kleinsidescan, Geopulse, VanVeengrab, boxcore, 200khz, GPS) of field activity J-2-99-SF in Grizzly Bay, San Francisco Bay from 02/24/1999 to 03/08/1999
Project/Theme San Francisco Bay Seafloor and Sediment
Chief Scientist John Chin
Activity Type High-Resolution Seismic and Sampling and Sidescan Sonar
Platform David Johnston
Area of Operation Grizzly Bay, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco Bay, CA
Bounding Coordinates
-122.15788    -121.94113
Dates 02/24/1999 (JD 055) to 03/08/1999 (JD 067)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
John Chin
John Chin Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Steve Wolf Geologist, USGS Western Region
Robin Dornfest Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Paul Carlson Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Wilson Lee Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Fred Payne Electronic Technician, USGS Western Region
Gordon Smith Boat Driver, UCSC
Equipment Used
Survey Grizzly Bay and adjacent areas for seasonal
changes in bottom morphology and sediment texture
Information to be Derived
Changes in sonar bottom types from Feb. 98 survey, isopach map(s) of shallow 
sediments, grain size of surface sediments
Collected several hundred Km's of acoustic trackline data, collected  56 
grabs/box cores
San Francisco Bay Seafloor and Sediment.
Associated activities:

  J-2-99-SF   J-3-99-SF   J-5-98-SF
Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and
Field, M.E., 2006, usSEABED: Pacific Coast (California, Oregon, Washington)
offshore surficial-sediment data release, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series
182, version 1.0.  URL:
Hampton, M.A., Snyder, N.P., Chin, J.L., Allison, D.W., Rubin, D.M., 2003, Bed-sediment grain-size and morphologic data from Suisun, Grizzly, and Honker Bays, CA, 1998-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-250. URL:
Got Help? For J-2-99-SF, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, organization, owner, ports, project number, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Imagery data      
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data geopulse.seis
Times   063.times    

J-2-99-SF location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
J-2-99-SF location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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