USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1982-036-FA

Other ID: ASTERIAS 82-4

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Anne M. Trehu

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Continue testing of coupling response of the USGS ocean bottom seismometer (OBIP) for several different anchor configurations and bottom sediment types.


Start Date: 1982-10-18

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1982-10-27

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Cruise dates were Oct. 18, 19, 20, 25, and 27. OBIP configuration tests conducted.

Staff: Raymond E. Davis, Anne M. Trehu

Affiliate Staff:
Hovey Clifford
WHOI; Will Clark
WHOI; Walter Wheeler


Location Map:


photo of Asterias


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
1982-036-FA-SE-001 ( Digital tape(s) of OBIP, )
Loran-C --- Navigation