Scripps Institure of Oceanography/ Nearshore Canyon Experiment (02/03-SD-33)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Scripps Institure of Oceanography/ Nearshore Canyon Experiment (02/03-SD-33)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project consists of an experiment conducted between September 15th through December 15, 2003 by the Scripps Institute of Oceanography of the near-shore canyon area off Torrey Pines state Beach, in conjunction to experiments being conducted at adjacent non-state owned beaches, to obtain field observations to test models of how the steep, underwater canyon topography affects wave, current and sediment movement. To effective conduct, the experiment three 8" x 10' trailers, a chemical toilet and a fenced equipment area will be located at the base of the bluffs, near the northern end of the experiment boundary. A video camera will be placed on the cliffs above the beach.

Contact Information

Pat Autrey
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 6; Sec 15306
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated. Project will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

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