USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-014-FA

Other ID: 91-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Marlene Noble - USGS PMG; Al Gunther - Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy surface buoy, BASS bottom tripod #382 in lower Mobile Bay, Alabama.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1991-05-15

Start Port/Location: Dauphin Island, AL

End Date: 1991-05-15

End Port/Location: Dauphin Island, AL

Equipment Used: Loran-C, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#382, recovered FA 91024 A.E. VERRILL Aug. 1-2, 1991).

Staff: Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Marlene Noble - USGS-Menlo Park

Notes: Project = AL-MS Circulation (Gelfenbaum - St. Pete), AL-MS Circulation (Gelfenbaum - St. Pete)

Location:

Mobile Bay, Alabama, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 30.3 South: 30.25 West: -88 East: -87.95

Platform(s):

photo of Verrill, A. E.
Verrill, A. E.

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1991-014-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)