USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-028-FA

Other ID: P-28-97-MB

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Marlene Noble, PMG

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Retrieve and replace 4 surface-tethered moorings deployed in August 1996.


Start Date: 1997-04-16

Start Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

End Date: 1997-04-18

End Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 4 (#472, 473, 474, and 475, all deployed FA 96029 MCGAW Aug. 14-18, 1996). Moorings deployed: 4 (#497, 498, 499, and 500 all recovered FA 97053 MCARTHUR Sep. 3-6, 1997).

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

Affiliate Staff:
Marlene Noble - PMG; Marla Stone - Naval Postdoctoral School



Monterey Canyon, Davenport, Santa Cruz, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 37 South: 36.45 West: -122.65 East: -121.95


photo of Point Sur
Point Sur



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1997-028-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)