USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1982-011-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: 6 miles south of Smiths Point, Nantucket Shoals, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Reset a pressure mooring (mooring #256) that had broken loose from its anchor.


Start Date: 1982-04-21

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1982-04-21

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Loran-C, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered and redeployed: 1 (#256, no info about original deployment; recovered FA 82015 WHITEFOOT May 26, 1982).

Staff: John Moody, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: William Strahle - Ch. Sci., Frank Musialowski, John Moody.

Location Map:


photo of Whitefoot


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1982-011-FA-OM-001 ( Georges Bank Sediment mooring data)