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Field Activity Details for field activity 1986-001-FA

Other ID: 86-1

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John Moody

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Subsurface mooring #308 launched at station VSB.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1986-02-25

End Date: 1986-02-25

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Grab sampler, Mooring tripod, Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Subsurface mooring deployed: 1 (#308 recovered FA 86005 ASTERIAS Apr. 28-30, 1986).

Staff: John Larson, John Moody, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Val Wilson - WHOI



Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.44444 South: 41.33333 West: -70.7733 East: -70.66667


photo of Asterias



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Loran-C --- Navigation
Grab sampler --- Biology
1986-001-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB, SUBMERSIBLE SAMPLE samples)
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)

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