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 Principal Investigator: 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.
Kinoshita, K., Noble, M., and Ramp, S.R., 1993, The Farallones Moored Array data report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-11, 116 p.
Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:
Noble, M.A. ,Ferriera, J.T., Oceanographic Measurements-- Gulf of Farallons, California, 1989-1998: U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/farallones.html.