Other ID: 85-4
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: East Phinney Rock, Cleveland Ledge, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): John Moody
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings #290, 291 and 292, and deploy moorings #293, 294 and 295 in Buzzards Bay.
Start Date: 1985-03-28
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1985-04-09
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: Moorings recovered: 3 (#290 deployed FA 85001 ASTERIAS Jan. 14, 1985; #291 and 292 both deployed FA 85002 ASTERIAS Jan. 28, 1985). Moorings deployed: 3 (#293 dragged for but no recovery information; #294 and 295 both recovered FA 85020 ASTERIAS Jun. 19-28, 1985).
Staff: John Larson, John Moody, Joseph S. Newell, William J. Strahle
Notes: There were three legs of this cruise: March 28 (Leg 1), March 29 (Leg 2), and April 9 (Leg 3).
Butman, B., Signell, Richard, Shoukimas, Polly, and Beardsley, Robert C., 1988, Current observations in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 1982-1986; data report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-5, 211 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr885.