USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-051-FA

Other ID: CA-0301; IB A-51-01-MY

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Scituate, Masschusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover NOPP Test Tripod and Scituate Sub Surface Mooring #633. Both of these objectives will require Divers. Also recover NOPP Surface Buoy.


Start Date: 2001-03-20

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2001-03-20

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered surface buoy and subsurface mooring #633; were not able to locate tripod. Mooring recovered: 1 (#633 deployed FA 00004 MARCUS HANNA Sep. 26-28, 2000).

Staff: Robert Barton, Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Lawrence Poppe, Andree Ramsey, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
Lary Ball - WHOI Diver

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden - Recovery Operations; Marinna Martini - Recovery Operations; Andree Ramsey, Larry Poppe, Richard R. Rendigs - Diving Operations; Joseph Newell - Warehouse Operations; Robert Barton - Vehicle Operations.
Project = Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts Bay

Location Map:


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2001-051-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)