Other ID: 154
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Mud Patch, Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Affiliate Investigator(s): Melbourne G. Briscoe - WHOI
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: This is a WHOI physical oceanography-currents cruise to the northwest Atlantic, part of the long-term upper ocean study. WHOI deployed USGS mooring #283 on Mud Patch as replacement for a possibly failed tripod, on behalf of WHSC.
Start Date: 1984-05-16
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1984-05-23
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#283, recovered FA 84024 OCEANUS 159 Nov. 13-20, 1984).
Notes: This was a WHOI cruise; no USGS personnel aboard.