USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-085-FA

Other ID: IB A-85-00-MA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Set tripods #635 and 636; turn around tripod #628; investigate cause of failure of telemetry at the Boston B-Buoy.


Start Date: 2000-11-14

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2000-11-14

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#635 recovered FA 01068 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Aug. 16, 2001, and #636 recovered FA 01022 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 13-14, 2001). Moorings recovered: 1 (#628 deployed FA 00062 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Jul. 19, 2000).

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini, Andree Ramsey

Affiliate Staff:
Jonathan Ware

Notes: Project = NOPP Telemetry, NOPP Telemetry

Location Map:


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2000-085-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)