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Field Activity Details for field activity 1986-008-FA

Other ID: 86-G-8

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John Moody

Affiliate Investigator(s): David Brooks

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover current moorings in Rodgers Pass and deploy current moorings in Rodgers Pass and on Truxton Swell to map flow of slope water between major basins in the Gulf of Maine.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1986-06-19

End Date: 1986-06-27

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Shoreline Erosion;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Rodgers Pass: Mooring 310 deployed. Mooring 301 was not recovered. Multiple lines for XBT/CTD survey deployed. Truxton Swell: Mooring 311 deployed. Multiple lines for XBT/CTD survey deployed.

Staff: John Moody, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
David Brooks
Chief Scientist



Rodgers Pass, Truxton Swell, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 43.1199199 South: 42.57578182 West: -68.76620091 East: -67.14138002


photo of Gyre



Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Cruise report (document not focused on specific equipment) Brief Chief Scientist's report including personnel and purpose.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1986-008-FA-OM-001 (Gulf of Maine mooring data)

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