USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1984-022-FA

Other ID: none

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): John Moody

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripod #289 and recover anchor.


Start Date: 1984-11-08

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1984-11-08

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: Tripod #289 deployed and anchor recovered successfully. Moorings deployed: 1 (#289 recovered FA 85001 ASTERIAS Jan. 14, 1985).

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
1984-022-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 289; 19841108-19850114)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1984-022-FA-OM-001 ( Buzzards Bay mooring data)