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ID P-2-04-SC
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Tom Lorenson. Data (submersible, Remotely Operated Vehicle, Media: VHS/digital video, GPS, navigation,) of field activity P-2-04-SC in Santa Barbara area from 10/12/2004 to 10/15/2004
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Project/Theme Natural Seeps
Chief Scientist Tom Lorenson
Platform American Patriot
Area of Operation Santa Barbara area, Southern California
Bounding Coordinates
-120.54086    -119.82299
Ports LEAVE Port Hueneme, CA
ARRIVE Port Hueneme, CA
Dates 10/12/2004 (JD 286) to 10/15/2004 (JD 289)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Information Specialist
Jennifer Dougherty
Tom Lorenson Chief Scientist, USGS
Bill Ussler Co-chief Scientist, MBARI
Fran Hostettler USGS
Renee Takesue USGS
Elena Nilsen USGS
Jennifer Dougherty USGS
John Day Santa Barbara County
Jeff Kowalishen ROV Pilot, DIVECON
Harvey Klee ROV Pilot, DIVECON
Raymond Schneck First Mate, DIVECON
Mike Beard Captain, DIVECON
Mike Stephens Chief Engineer, DIVECON
Toby Smith Oiler, DIVECON
Dan Flores Deckhand, DIVECON
James Smith Deckhand, DIVECON
Joel Hawkins Cook, DIVECON
Gilbert Suarez Surveyor, Fugro West
Cindy Dwyer Surveyor, Fugro West
Joe Ruge Tender, DIVECON
Equipment Used
Remotely Operated Vehicle
Media: VHS/digital video
Collect seep samples and video from the seafloor
Information to be Derived
Biomarker composition of hydrocarbon samples.
Hydrocarbon gas and carbon isotopic composition.
Statistical analyses of tar and oil residues in relation to
tar accumulations onshore.
Located selected tar, oil and gas seeps.
Collected 29 samples of tar, oil and gas from the seafloor.
Collected video of all ROV dives.
Lorenson, T.D, Hostettler, F.D., Rosenbauer, R.J., Peters, K.E., Kvenvolden,
K.A., Dougherty, J.A., Gutmacher, C.E., Wong, F.L., and Normark, W.R., 2009,
Natural offshore seepage and related tarball accumulation on the California
coastline; Santa Barbara Channel and the southern Santa Maria Basin; source
identification and inventory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1225
 and MMS report 2009-030, 116 p. and spreadsheets.  URL:
Got Help? For P-2-04-SC, we would appreciate any information on -- activity type, analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, notes, owner, project number, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
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P-2-04-SC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
P-2-04-SC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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