USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-009-FA


Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Farallon Islands, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 2 VACM current meter moorings and two surface markers.


Start Date: 1989-05-04

Start Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

End Date: 1989-05-10

End Port/Location: Seward, AK

Equipment Used: Loran-C, GEOPROBE

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#334 and 335, recovered GLORITA FA 89031, Oct. 13-14, 1989) during transit to Prince William Sound, AK, and next voyage (F-5-89-PW). Moorings recovered: 1 (#333, deployed FA 89040 WECOMA Mar. 5, 1989).


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Farallon Islands, Farallon Islands

Location Map:


photo of Farnella


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
GEOPROBE --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1989-009-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)