USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-038-FA

Other ID: VERL91-4

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover 2 EIMPs from upper Mobile Bay, 1 BASS bottom tripod from lower Mobile Bay.


Start Date: 1991-10-28

Start Port/Location: Dauphin Island, AL

End Date: 1991-10-28

End Port/Location: Dauphin Island, AL

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 3 (#386 and 387, deployed FA 91026 SEA OX Aug. 5, 1991; and #388 deployed FA 91060 Aug. 7, 1991).

Staff: Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Marlene Noble (USGS-BPMG)
Guy Gelfenbaum (USGS-Coastal); Al Gunter - DISL

Notes: Information derived from mooring logs; no post-field activity report.


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

North: 30.5 South: 30.45 West: -88.05 East: -87.95


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

Sea Ox



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing