USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1985-002-FA

Other ID: 85-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Cleveland Ledge, 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: Place tripod #291 at Cleveland Ledge station. Retrieve tripod #292 from WHOI and place at mid-channel site.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1985-01-28

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1985-01-28

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#291 and 292, both recovered FA 85006 ASTERIAS Mar. 28 - Apr. 29, 1985).

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

Affiliate Staff:
WHOI: Val Wilson

Notes:

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Asterias
Asterias

Publications

Butman, B., Signell, Richard, Shoukimas, Polly, and Beardsley, Robert C., 1988, Current observations in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 1982-1986; data report: 211 URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr885.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1985-002-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 292; 19850128-19850328)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1985-002-FA-OM-001 ( Buzzards Bay mooring data)