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Summary for Field Activity Number 1990-048-FA

Alternate Leg ID: WCMA90-2; STRESS LEG 3

Area of Operations: northern California Continental Shelf, California, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: November 19, 1990 to November 21, 1990

Objectives: Deploy surface marker buoys and 3 current moorings on California continental shelf in Sediment TRansport Events on Shelves and Slopes (STRESS) experiment to study resuspension/transport of fine-grained sediments in winter storms at sites C2, C3, and C4.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data
Suspended Sediment Concentrations

Summary: Moorings deployed: 3 (#362, 363, and 364, all recovered FA 91007 WECOMA Mar. 9-11, 1991).

USGS Project Number: STRESS

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier W-2-90-CA. Visit this site for more information.

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