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Summary for Field Activity Number 2008-005-FA

Alternate Leg ID: S-1B-08-SC

Area of Operations: Santa Barbara Channel, Goleta, California, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: Mar 17, 2008 to Mar 19, 2008

Objectives: ROV survey of Coal Oil Point Seeps in conjunction with SHEARWATER (08018) swath bathymetric cruise.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map
Samples and Chemical Analysis

Summary: Digital video from ROV; tar samples taken with grab; gas samples taken with sampler designed and built by Gerry Hatcher.

USGS Project Number: 9938-0LAX1

Contact: Jonathan Borden (

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-1B-08-SC. Visit this site for more information.

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