USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-010-FA

Other ID: MNRO91-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Gulf of Mexico, south-southwest of entrance to Mobile Bay, Alabama, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

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: Recover subsurface moorings containing VACMs that were deployed in February, 1991. New moorings will be deployed.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1991-05-10

Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Date: 1991-05-10

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Equipment Used: Loran-C, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#376 deployed TOMMY MUNRO FA 91047 Feb. 26-28, 1991). Mooring deployed: 1 (#380 recovered TOMMY MUNRO FA 91023 Jul. 30, 1991).

Staff: Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Al Gunter - Dauphin Island Sea Lab (deckhand)
H. Sarvis - Dauphin Island Sea Lab (deckhand)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: William Strahle (deckhand), Marinna Martini (deckhand).
Project = AL-MS Circulation (Gelfenbaum - St. Pete), AL-MS Circulation (Gelfenbaum - St. Pete)

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Tommy Munro
Tommy Munro

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1991-010-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)