USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1984-013-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): John Moody

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy a modified bottom tripod off Naushon Island, Buzzards Bay.


Start Date: 1984-08-21

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1984-08-21

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod, Camera- deep sea, Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#285, recovered FA 84020 ASTERIAS Oct. 22, 1984).

Staff: John Larson, John Moody, Joseph S. Newell, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:


Location Map:


photo of Asterias


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1984-013-FA-OM-001 ( Buzzards Bay mooring data)
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1984-013-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 285; 19840821-19841022)
Loran-C --- Navigation