USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1984-032-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy mooring #286 in Buzzards Bay.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1984-09-06

End Date: 1984-09-06

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Camera- deep sea

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#286, recovered FA 84020 ASTERIAS Oct. 22, 1984).


Affiliate Staff:



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

North: 41.83587 South: 41.42625 West: -71.0052 East: -70.3894


photo of Asterias


Butman, B., Signell, Richard, Shoukimas, Polly, and Beardsley, Robert C., 1988, Current observations in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 1982-1986; data report: 211 URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1984-032-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 286; 19840906-19841023)
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1984-032-FA-OM-001 ( Buzzards Bay mooring data)