Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: 6 miles south of Smith Point, Nantucket Shoals, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover a pressure mooring off Nantucket Island (mooring #256).
Start Date: 1982-05-26
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1982-05-26
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Release confirmed, but mooring would not release. Recovered via dragging. Float came to surface after being touched by grappling hook; pressure sensor lost. Mooring recovered: 1 (#256 deployed FA 82011 WHITEFOOT Apr. 21, 1982).
Staff: Bradford Butman, William J. Strahle
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman, Frank Musialowski, William Strahle.