USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-023-FA

Other ID: P-1-98-MB

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. Marlene Noble - PMG

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover and redeploy moorings in support of El Nino program.


Start Date: 1998-04-01

Start Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

End Date: 1998-04-03

End Port/Location: Moss Landing, CA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#527 and 528 recovered FA 98038 POINT SUR Aug. 17-24, 1998). Moorings recovered: 2 (#505 and 506 both deployed FA 97053 MCARTHUR Sep. 3-6, 1997).

Staff: Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Dr. Marlene Noble
George Tate - PMG; Marla Stone - Navy Post-Grad School


Location Map:


photo of Point Sur
Point Sur


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1998-023-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)