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Oceanographic measurements-- Gulf of Farallones, California, 1989-1998

Description: Three moorings were deployed for one year on the continental slope off San Francisco CA to monitor the flow of water and suspended materials through this region of the coastal ocean. This program was
supported by the EPA in part to monitor the transport of material dredged from San Francisco Bay within and through to their newly-established deep-water disposal site.

Duration:May-Oct 1989; Jul-Aug 1990; Nov 1997 -Nov 1998

USGS PIs: Marlene Noble

Collaborators: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


Noble, M. A., Ramp, S. R. and Kinoshita, K., 1992, Current patterns over the shelf and slope adjacent to the Gulf of the Farallones: Executive Summary. U. S. Geological Survey Open File Report 92-382, 28 p.(Available online at ).

Field Activity Reports: 1989-009-FA, 1989-031-FA, 1990-015-FA, 1997-045-FA, 1998-047-FA

Explore where measurements were made and the kinds of data collected during this
experiment using GoogleEarth (V4 or better required) and FARALLONES.kml.

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Links to the Data

Basic Sampling Interval Data access via THREDDS
Hourly Averaged Data

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