Other ID: 91-2
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Massachusetts Bay, Stellwagen Basin, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Affiliate Investigator(s): James Irish - UNH
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover surface moorings, guard buoys and bottom tripod systems at 8 locations in Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays. The moored array is part of a study of coastal circulation and sediment transport conducted by scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the University of New Hampshire, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Start Date: 1991-06-16
Start Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH
End Date: 1991-06-19
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: Current, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 4 (#370, 371 and 372 deployed FA 91003 OCEANUS 234, Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 1991; #373 deployed FA 91004 ARGO MAINE, Feb. 7, 1991).
Staff: Bradford Butman, Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle, Carol M. Parmenter
Notes: Pre-field activity and mooring log provided information.