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Orange County

Description: A large number of moorings were deployed in the summer of 2001 off
Huntington Beach CA to monitor coastal ocean process that transport suspended material across the shelf. This program was supported by the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) to determine if bacteria from their ocean outfall was responsible for the continuing contamination of local beaches. The study determined that OSCD's outfall was not the cause of beach contamination.

Duration: Jun 2001 - Jan 2003

USGS PIs: Marlene Noble

Collaborators: Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Scripps Instituion of Oceanography (SIO), University of Southern California (USC)


Field Activity Reports: 2001-021-FA, 2001-050-FA, 2001-081-FA, 2002-019-FA, 2002-042-FA, 2002-065-FA

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

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Basic Sampling Interval Data access via THREDDS

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