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ID M-4-97-MB
Also Known As AR-97-07_LEG_4
Abstract Chief Scientists: Brian Edwards, Roberto Anima. High-Resolution Seismic data (Huntec, 3dot5khz, GPS, YoNav, mudseis, bathymetry, integratednavigation, boomer) of field activity M-4-97-MB in Monterey Bay Sanctuary from 09/09/1997 to 09/17/1997
Project/Theme Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Chief Scientist Brian Edwards
Roberto Anima
Activity Type High-Resolution Seismic
Platform McArthur
Area of Operation Monterey Bay Sanctuary, Monterey Bay, CA
Bounding Coordinates
-122.94837    -121.82364
Dates 09/09/1997 (JD 252) to 09/17/1997 (JD 260)
Analog Materials list
Information Specialist
Carolyn Degnan
Bill Siles Ship Captain
Duanne Timmons Executive Officer
Dana Wilkes Field Ops Officer
Brian Edwards Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Roberto Anima Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Fred Payne Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Mike Boyle Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Rebeca Preston Geologist
Glen Spinelli Geologist
Don Reed Geologist, San Jose State University
Kaye Kinoshita Navigator, USGS Western Region
Michelle Jacobi Unspecified Investigator, NOAA
Melli Lewis Unspecified Investigator, NOAA
Graham Standen Unspecified Investigator, Geoforce
Equipment Used
Map near-surface stratigraphy of continental shelf sediment.
In early September, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
(MBNMS) project conducted a very successful 10-day cruise on the
continental shelf between Carmel and the Golden Gate.  The cruise was
a very high resolution seismic-reflection cruise aboard the NOAA ship
McArthur.  The geophysical leg was designed to delineate the three-
dimensional spatial distribution of areas of sediment erosion,
deposition, bypass, and outcrops within this shelf region.  We
used the newly remodeled HUNTEC system to collect approximately
1400 trackline-km of very high resolution boomer data (centered in
the 2-kHz to 2.5-kHz range).  The system performed beautifully and
provided high-quality data, at times to subbottom depths exceeding
100 m.

Roberto Anima was co-chief, and Kaye Kinoshita, Rebecca Preston,
and Glenn Spinelli provided support during the geophysical work.
We conducted the cruise at a time when MARFAC was hard pressed with
the BASIX III operation.  Fred Payne, Mike Boyle, and Graham Standen
(GEOFORCE tech) got to play with the HUNTEC system during the
geophysical leg.  I thank MARFAC and particularly Fred and Mike for
their help in making the cruise successful.  (Paraphrased from
Brian Edwards's "CRUISE SUMMARY:  MBNMS PROJECT", Western Region
Coastal and Marine Geology Bulletin, November 7, 1997.)
Eittreim, Stephen L., and Noble, Marlene, editors, 2002, Seafloor geology and
natural environment of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: Marine 
Geology, v
. 181

Journals > m > Marine Geology > Volumes 181 - 190 > Volume 181, Issues 1-3

Wong, F.L., and Eittreim, S.L., 2001, Continental Shelf GIS for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 01-179, 1 CDROM, open-file/of01-179/
Got Help? For M-4-97-MB, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, organization, owner, ports, project number, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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M-4-97-MB location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
M-4-97-MB location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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