USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1986-017-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Rodgers Pass, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): John Christensen, Bigelow Labs

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deployment of subsurface mooring 314; recovery of mooring 310 in Rodgers Pass.


Start Date: 1986-08-21

Start Port/Location: Boothbay, ME

End Date: 1986-09-02

End Port/Location: Boothbay, ME

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#310, deployed FA 86008 GYRE Jun. 19-27, 1986). Mooring deployed: 1 (#314, 3141 recovered FA 86042 F/V ST. GEORGE Oct. 2, 1986; 3142 recovered F/V CELTIC PRIDE Aug. 22, 1988, no Field Activity number).

Staff: William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report and mooring logs; no post-cruise report found.

Location Map:


photo of Gyre


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1986-017-FA-OM-001 ( Gulf of Maine mooring data)