USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-010-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover mooring #436.


Start Date: 1994-09-13

Start Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

End Date: 1994-09-13

End Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring 433 not recovered because it could not be released from its anchor with acoustic release gear. Mooring 436 recovered without incident. Mooring recovered: 1 (#436, deployed MARLIN FA 94034 Mar. 25, 1994).

Staff: VeeAnn Atnipp Cross, Peter W. Gill, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = W. Gulf of Maine, W. Gulf of Maine


Cape Porpoise, Kennebeck, Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 43.4 South: 43.35 West: -70.35 East: -70.3


photo of Gulf Challenger
Gulf Challenger



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1994-010-FA-OM-001 ( ECOHAB I mooring data)