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Field Activity Details for field activity 1982-011-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Reset a pressure mooring (mooring #256) that had broken loose from its anchor.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1982-04-21

End Date: 1982-04-21

Equipment Used: Loran-C, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered and redeployed: 1 (#256, no info about original deployment; recovered FA 82015 WHITEFOOT May 26, 1982).

Staff: John Moody, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: William Strahle - Ch. Sci., Frank Musialowski, John Moody.


6 miles south of Smiths Point, Nantucket Shoals, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.19593622 South: 41.06456976 West: -70.24852648 East: -70.08544265


photo of Whitefoot



Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Cruise report (document not focused on specific equipment) Brief cruise report including personnel, objective, equipment and brief narrative.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1982-011-FA-OM-001 (Georges Bank Sediment mooring data)

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