USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-054-FA

Other ID: IB C-54-00-NB

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: New York Bight, Hudson Shelf Valley, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Jessica M. Cote

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover bottom tripod in the Hudson Shelf Valley by means of a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).


Start Date: 2000-06-27

Start Port/Location: Groton, CT

End Date: 2000-06-28

End Port/Location: Groton, CT

Equipment Used: ROV, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#597 deployed FA 99006 OCEANUS Dec. 3-7, 1999).

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Jane Denny, Ben Gutierrez, Courtney Harris, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Volunteer - Forrest; ROV Operator (Andy Girard)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini (Ch. Sci.); Jonathan Borden - recovery; Benjamin Gutierrez - GIS, Navigation; Jane Denny - GIS, Navigation; Courtney Harris - Scientist; Forrest - volunteer.
Project = NY Bight, NY Bight

Location Map:


photo of Connecticut


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ROV --- Photo
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2000-054-FA-OM-001 ( Hudson valley mooring data)