Area of Operations: Port Hueneme, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Channel, California, United States, North America, North Pacific
Dates: July 14, 1982 to July 17, 1982
Objectives: Leg 1 of three cruises compiled on one report, all 1982. LEG 1: 7/14-7/17, R/V ELLEN B. SCRIPPS - Conduct a seismic refraction experiment. Subsequent planned experiments cancelled after permit suspension. (See related FAs 82027 and 82033.)
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Information to be derived: Refraction data
Summary: Refraction experiment conducted and data recorded in the Santa Barbara Channel. Two ocean bottom seismometers were deployed. Further experimentation planned for the Santa Maria Basin was cancelled when permits were suspended due to fishermen protests.
USGS Project Number: OBIP
Contact: Anne Trehu ()