Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Scituate, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini
Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert Ware - WHOI
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy NOPP surface mooring #734 off Scituate, MA.
Start Date: 2003-08-27
End Date: 2003-08-27
Equipment Used: Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#734 recovered FA 04016 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 4-5, 2004). Mooring repositioned by Capt. Frank Mirarchi, Dec. 15 and 11, 2003 and again in Jan. 2004 when ice on buoy and damaged antenna were noted. Final position 42d 09.620N, 070d 38.550W.
Notes: This is a WHOI cruise with no USGS personnel aboard.
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