USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1984-020-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, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover tripods #285 and 286.


Start Date: 1984-10-22

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1984-10-22

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tripods recovered: 2 (#285 deployed FA 84013 ASTERIAS Aug. 21, 1984; and #286 deployed FA 84032 ASTERIAS Sep. 6, 1984).

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

Affiliate Staff:
Val Wilson - WHOI


Location Map:


photo of Asterias


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1984-020-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 286; 19840906-19841023)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1984-020-FA-OM-001 ( Buzzards Bay mooring data)