Field Activity Details for field activity 1987-030-FA

Other ID: Leg 1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s): Wendell S. Brown (UNH); James D. Irish (UNH); Karen Garrison (UNH)

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct a detailed hydrographic survey of the Gulf of Maine. The purpose is to obtain a summer survey of the Gulf of Maine water properties and nutrients.


Start Port/Location: Narragansett, RI

End Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

Start Date: 1987-07-28

End Date: 1987-08-10

Equipment Used: SBE 9 CTD, SBE 43 Dissolved Oxygen Sensor

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: CTD profiler: conductivity, temperature, depth, oxygen, transmissivity; Water samples: nutrients, salinity, oxygen; Doppler: water velocity; Current meters.

Staff: Bradford Butman

Affiliate Staff:
Dave Hermann (UNH - research assistant)
Dan Howard (UNH - research assistant)
Bruce Joziatis (UNH - research assistant)
Lisa Marchi (UNH - undergraduate student)
Sue Welch (UNH - research assistant)
Dan York (UNH - undergraduate student); Paul McCrone (URI - undergraduate student)
Bruce Viekman (URI - graduate student); Andrew Stroehlein (Cornell - undergraduate student); Canadian observer; 2 marine technicians (URI)

Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report; no post-cruise report found. Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman (research scientist).
Project = Observational Study of the Principal Water Masses, Observational Study of the Principal Water Masses


Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 46 South: 41.5 West: -71.5 East: -65


photo of Endeavor



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SBE 43 Dissolved Oxygen Sensor --- Dissolved Oxygen

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program