USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-068-FA

Other ID: IB A-2-01-MA

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): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): EdgeTech

Information Specialist(s): Andree Ramsey

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sidescan search and diver recovery of stranded tripod #635; move mooring.


Start Date: 2001-08-16

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2001-08-16

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: Edgetech Sidescan sonar, Digital camera, DGPS, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 2 (#635 deployed FA 00085 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Nov. 14, 2000; #649 deployed FA 01023 MARCUS HANNA May 23, 2001). Mooring redeployed: 1 (#649 recovered FA 02026 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 6, 2002).

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Matthew Robideaux - deck ops; ? Blackwood - volunteer; Lary Ball
WHOI - diving; G. MacEachern
EdgeTech - sidescan; Darren ??
EdgeTech - sidescan

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini - deck ops; Dann Blackwood - deck ops, diving; Matthew Robideaux - deck ops; ? Dann Blackwood - volunteer.
Project = Low Cost Telemetry Project, Low Cost Telemetry Project

Location Map:


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Edgetech Sidescan sonar ---
Digital camera --- Photo
2001-068-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
DGPS --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2001-068-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)