USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1975-004-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s): John Vermersch - MIT

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy mooring #GBK1 (USGS mooring #101) on the southwest part of Georges Bank.


Start Date: 1975-05-07

Start Port/Location: South Portland, ME

End Date: 1975-05-09

End Port/Location: South Portland, ME

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring #GBK1, AKA #101, was deployed with 3 VACMs and one FILM CM; 2 surface buoys were deployed to bracket the subsurface mooring. Ship track: 410 nm.


Affiliate Staff:
John Vermersch (MIT)

Notes: No indication how mooring was recovered on Aug. 23, 1975.


southwestern Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 43.6 South: 41 West: -70.25 East: -67.25


photo of Spar



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1975-004-FA-OM-001 ( Georges Bank Sediment mooring data)