USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-024-FA

Other ID: 91-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Guy Gelfenbaum - USGS, St. Petersburg

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover BASS tripod.


Start Date: 1991-08-01

Start Port/Location: Dauphin Island, AL

End Date: 1991-08-01

End Port/Location: Dauphin Island, AL

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Loran-C, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#382, deployed FA 91014 VERRILL May 16, 1991).

Staff: Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:

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


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

North: 30.3 South: 30.25 West: -88.05 East: -87.95


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



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Loran-C --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)