USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-034-FA

Other ID: OC306

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ronald Schlitz - NMFS-NOAA

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Replace buoys #482, 483 and 484 whose towers had been removed by vandals.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1997-06-19

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1997-06-22

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered and repaired: 3 (#482, 483 and 484, deployed FA 97008 OCEANUS OC296 Jan. 12-17, 1997). Moorings deployed: 4 (#482A, 483A and 484A, final recovery FA 97039 OCEANUS Aug. 16-27, 1997; and #494A deployed FA 97008, no recovery information, redeployed this cruise FA 97034, no final recovery information).

Staff: Eric Haase, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle, Michael Taylor

Affiliate Staff:
WHOI: James Irish
Dennis Fox
Patrick O'Malley
Stanley Rosenblad
William Williams

Notes: Project = GLOBEC, GLOBEC

Location:

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

Boundaries
North: 40.85 South: 40.2 West: -69.2 East: -68

Platform(s):

photo of Oceanus
Oceanus

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1997-034-FA-OM-001 ( Great South Channel mooring data)