Other ID: ASTR 82-1; ASTERIAS 1982 #1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Anne M. Trehu
Data Type(s): Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Test the coupling response of the USGS ocean bottom seismometer (OBIP) for several different anchor configurations and bottom sediment types. The tests were conducted by instantaneously releasing a float attached to the instrument package and recording the sediment-instrument resonance thus excited. Grab samples were also taken at the two sites tested.
Start Date: 1982-04-16
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1982-04-30
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Loran-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tests were conducted at two stations on three days only: Station 1 (April 16th, April 20th, and April 30th) and Station 2 (April 30th only).
Staff: Raymond E. Davis, John Grow, Anne M. Trehu
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Anne Trehu - Ch. Sci., Ray Davis, John Godley, John Grow.