USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1978-039-FA

Other ID: CI7808, Leg II

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. Thomas N. Lee - Univ. of Miami

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Piggyback on University of Miami cruise from Charleston to Miami to recover two tripods and surface buoys at Stations A and D, off Charleston, SC.


Start Date: 1978-11-14

Start Port/Location: Charleston, SC

End Date: 1978-11-17

End Port/Location: Miami, FL

Equipment Used: Loran-C, Magnavox satellite positioning system

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 1 (#152, deployed FA 78018 WHITEFOOT Jul. 13-14, 1978). Attempted recovery of mooring #153 failed and was accomplished during FA 78038.

Staff: William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Nicholas Lefteriou; Thomas N. Lee - Ch. Sci.
U. Miami

Notes: No post-cruise report found; information from mooring logs and center reports. Original Center People field contained: William Strahle, Nicholas Lefteriou.


South Atlantic Bight, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 34.12545 South: 29.84064 West: -80.9473 East: -78.39844


photo of Columbus Iselin
Columbus Iselin



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
Magnavox satellite positioning system --- Navigation