USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-046-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Historic fishing vessel dragged and recovered subsurface mooring #369 in Massachusetts Bay.


Start Date: 1991-04-27

Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

End Date: 1991-04-27

End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring dragged and recovered by fisherman aboard historic fishing vessel. No USGS personnel. Mooring recovered by fisherman: 1 (#369, deployed FA 91003 OCEANUS Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 1991).


Affiliate Staff:


Location Map:


photo of Vincie N
Vincie N


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1991-046-FA-OM-001 ( Mass Bay Circulation mooring data)