USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1993-016-FA

Other ID: SPRL93-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Monterey Canyon, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy moorings #422, 423, 424, 425, 426, and 427 at 6 sites (NN, NA, WN, WS, WA, F) in Monterey Canyon, CA.


Start Date: 1993-08-01

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1993-08-04

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 6 (#422, 423, 424, 425, 426, and 427 all recovered ROBERT GORDON SPROUL FA 94016 Aug. 17-21, 1994).

Staff: Frances Lightsom, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Marlene Noble - Menlo Park

Notes: This was a Menlo Park cruise. Original Center People field contained: William Strahle, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, Frances Hotchkiss.

Location Map:


photo of Robert Gordon Sproul
Robert Gordon Sproul


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1993-016-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)