USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-008-FA

Other ID: OC296

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ronald Schlitz - NMFS

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy GLOBEC moorings #482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, and 494 in Great South Channel.


Start Date: 1997-01-12

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1997-01-17

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 13 (#482, 483, and 484, recovered FA 97034 OCEANUS OC306 Jun. 19-22, 1997 and redeployed with same number; #485 recovered Nov. 5, 1997 by NOAA vessel, no information; #486, 487, 489, 490, 492, and 493, recovered FA 97039 OCEANUS OC311 Aug. 16-27, 1997; #488 and 491 LOST, no information; #494 recovered Mar. - Apr. 1997, no information, redeployed FA 97034 OCEANUS Jun. 19-22, 1997, no recovery information).

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Peter W. Gill, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
NMFS: Ronald Schlitz - co-Chief Sci.
James Manning; NOAA: Judith Gray; Eliason Data WHOI: Steven Cross
Lauren Stein; Bowdoin College: Jennifer Frese

Notes: Information derived from pre-field activity report and mooring log.


Great South Channel, Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 40.9 South: 40.2 West: -69.2 East: -68


photo of Oceanus



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1997-008-FA-OM-001 ( Great South Channel mooring data)