USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-008-FA

Other ID: Moorings 919-933

Status: Cancelled

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal Change Processes (LQ00CNK)

Location: New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Principal Investigator(s): John Warner

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Brandy Armstrong

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Set buoys and tripods, moorings


Start Date: 2014-02-03

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2014-02-13

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: HYPACK, SeaBOSS, Bottom tripod, Current, Pressure, Turbidity, Temperature and salinity

Information to be Derived: moorings

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 6 buoys and 9 tripods were deployed in two round trips to the experiment site. SEABOSS sampling and video were performed.

Staff: Brandy Armstrong, Sandy Baldwin, Jonathan Borden, Jeffrey List, Marinna Martini, Ellyn Montgomery, Jeffrey Obelcz, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Long Island Barrier Island
OT= 40 hours
This report is based on information from activity 12004.

Location Map:


photo of Connecticut


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
HYPACK --- Navigation
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Species ID
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Temperature and salinity --- CTD