Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cleveland Ledge, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripod (mooring #263) in Buzzards Bay near Cleveland Ledge to assess near-bottom current and sediment movement.
Start Date: 1982-07-05
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1982-07-05
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, ROV, Camera- deep sea, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#263, recovered FA 82044 WHITEFOOT Aug. 20, 1982).
Staff: Bradford Butman, William J. Strahle
Butman, B., Signell, Richard, Shoukimas, Polly, and Beardsley, Robert C., 1988, Current observations in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 1982-1986; data report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-5, 211 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr885.