USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-044-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jonathan Ware, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy telemetry mooring and tripods #687 and 688 off Scituate.


Start Date: 2002-04-08

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2002-04-08

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Current

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Equipment successfully deployed at two stations. Moorings deployed: 2 (#687 recovered FA 02046 MARCUS HANNA Oct. 22-26, 2002, and 688 recovered FA 02064 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Apr. 23, 2002).

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Jonathan Ware

Notes: These are mooring numbers 687 and 688. Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini: at sea.
Project = Low Cost Telemetry, Low Cost Telemetry

Location Map:


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2002-044-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)