Alternate Leg ID: S-P1-10-SC
Area of Operations: Palos Verdes Shelf, Los Angeles, California, United States, North America, North Pacific
Dates: April 22, 2010 to April 25, 2010
Objectives: Sediment samples from Palos Verdes for size analysis, in conjunction with USGS Reston (Eganhouse) chemical sampling, funded by US EPA.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Summary: WH group arrive San Diego Tues 20 April 2010; mob ship at Scripps Nimitz Marine Facility. Delay one day for weather, depart Scripps 1700 PDT 22 April. Arrive onsite 0600 PDT 23 April; Grab sample until noon; Eganhouse box core until midnight; grab sample until noon on 24 April; box core and CTD at 8C, 6C, and 3C on shelf until 1800; transit to San Pedro Channel; CTD and box core until 2200 PDT; transit back to port; arrive Scripps Marfac at 0845 PDT Sunday 25 April 2010. Unload ship and travel home.
USGS Project Number: 2921-C5BX6 - Project Description
Contact: Chris Sherwood (firstname.lastname@example.org)