USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-032-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Delaware Bay, Cape May, offshore New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jim Moum, OSU

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover lost moorings (not USGS).


Start Date: 2006-09-20

Start Port/Location: UConn, Groton, CT

End Date: 2006-09-24

End Port/Location: WHOI, Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: ROV

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Training exercise to learn techniques relevant to using a Benthos Stingray ROV in the recovery of moorings and tripods.

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Robert Barton

Affiliate Staff:
Eben Franks
ROV Pilot; Jim Ryder
Mooring Tech.; Ray Kreft
Electrical Engineer

Notes: Riding along as observer to gain experience in using an ROV in tripod/mooring recoveries. Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden, Mooring Tech; Robert Barton, Driver.
Project = Shallow Water Acoustics Experiment 06, Shallow Water Acoustics Experiment 06

Location Map:


photo of Connecticut


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ROV --- Photo