Monitoring stations in Monterey Canyon

Illustration of the seafloor showing depth and location and configuration of various instruments placed in a deep canyon.

Detailed Description

Map showing general locations of seven monitoring stations (not to scale) that were deployed in Monterey Canyon during the multi-institution, 18-month-long Coordinated Canyon Experiment. The USGS deployed and maintained the three shallowest moorings, in water depths of about 300 meters (1,000 feet), 520 meters (1,700 feet), and 800 meters (2,600 feet).

Credit: © 2018 MBARI; canyon image by David Fierstein.


Image Dimensions: 1500 x 1101

Location Taken: Monterey, CA, US