USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1986-020-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: One-day cruise to Buzzards Bay to retrieve tripod near New Bedford Harbor.


Start Date: 1986-09-04

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1986-09-04

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#312 deployed FA 86035 ASTERIAS Jul. 9, 1986).

Staff: Bradford Butman, John Moody, Joseph S. Newell, John Larson

Affiliate Staff:
Val Wilson (WHOI)
Fuller (WHOI)
Dragos (WHOI)

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


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

North: 41.5395 South: 41 West: -70.1255 East: -70


photo of Asterias



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing