USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1985-001-FA

Other ID: 85-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: East Phinney Rock, 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 2 tripods; recover and deploy 1 subsurface mooring.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1985-01-14

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1985-01-14

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: Mooring deployed: 1 (#290 recovered FA 85006 ASTERIAS Mar. 28 - Apr. 9, 1985). Moorings recovered: 3 (#287 and 288 deployed FA 84021 ASTERIAS Oct. 25, 1984; #289 deployed FA 84022 ASTERIAS Nov. 8, 1984).

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

Affiliate Staff:
Val Wilson (WHOI)

Notes:

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Asterias
Asterias

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1985-001-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 289; 19841108-19850114)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1985-001-FA-OM-001 ( Buzzards bay mooring data)