USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-040-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Locate and recover tripod by means of divers (failed release).


Start Date: 1999-05-26

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 1999-05-26

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#554 deployed FA 99007 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 10-11, 1999).

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Bradford Butman, Jessica M. Cote, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden (Chief Scientist), Dann Blackwood (Diver), Brad Butman, Jessica Cote, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs (Diver).

Location Map:


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1999-040-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)