USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-036-FA

Other ID: OC328-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Signell

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Richard Signell

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings in Casco Bay Region.


Start Date: 1998-08-04

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1998-08-06

End Port/Location: Portland, ME

Equipment Used: Temperature and salinity, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Four moorings recovered at three locations in the Casco Bay area. CTD profiles were collected at each mooring location. Moorings recovered: 4 (#522, 523, 524 and 525 all deployed FA 98025 OCEANUS 320, Mar. 30 - Apr. 3, 1998). CTD casts.

Staff: Marinna Martini, Richard Signell

Affiliate Staff:
WHOI: Craig Marquette
Dan McDonald
Charles Stock
Rochelle Ugstad

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini, mooring operations engineer; Rich Signell, scientist responsible for moorings.
Project = ECOHAB Gulf of Maine, ECOHAB Gulf of Maine


Casco Bay, Jordan Basin, Gulf of Maine, Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 43.75 South: 43.65 West: -69.95 East: -69.85


photo of Oceanus



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1998-036-FA-OM-001 ( ECOHAB II mooring data)