USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-062-FA

Other ID: IB A-62-00-MA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Boston Harbor, Scituate, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Investigator(s): WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deployment of NOPP/WHOI/USGS Tripods and Buoys.


Start Date: 2000-07-19

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2000-07-19

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Successful deployment of USGS tripods. Limited success of Boston Buoy equipment. Successful redeploy of Scituate Buoy. Moorings deployed: 2 (#628, recovered FA 00085 Nov. 14, 2000, and #629 recovered FA 00066 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Aug. 18, 2000).

Staff: Robert Barton, Jonathan Borden, Jessica M. Cote, Joseph S. Newell

Affiliate Staff:
Matthew Robidoux; Jonathan Ware - WHOI
Dan Frye - WHOI
N. McPhee - WHOI; Lisa Borden - MBL

Notes: Original Center People field contained: At Sea: Jonathan Borden, Jessica Cote, Matthew Robidoux; Mob/Demob: Joseph Newell, Robert Barton.
Project = NOPP Acoustic Modem tests, NOPP Acoustic Modem tests

Location Map:


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2000-062-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)