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Field Activity Details for field activity 1986-034-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): Imagery: Photo, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy mooring #305 at Site B and moorings 306 and 307 at Site E, Cape Cod Bay.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1986-02-10

End Date: 1986-02-14

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Camera- deep sea

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 3 (#305, 306, and 307, all recovered FA 86005 ASTERIAS Apr. 28-30, 1986).

Staff: John Larson, Joseph S. Newell, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Val Wilson - WHOI

Notes: No cruise report; information derived from mooring log. Leg 1: Feb. 10, 1986. Leg 2: Feb. 14, 1986.


Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 42.25 South: 41.5 West: -70.75 East: -70


photo of Asterias


Warner, J.C., Butman, B., and Dalyander, P. S., 2008, Storm-driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Continental Shelf Research, v. 28 no. 2, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2007.08.008.

Warner, J.C., Sherwood, Christopher R., Signell, Richard P., Harris, Courtney K., and Arango, Hernan G., 2008, Development of a three-dimensional, regional, coupled wave, current, and sediment-transport model: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34 no. 10, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.012.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1986-034-FA-OM-001 (Cape Cod Bay mooring data)
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1986-034-FA-PH-001 (film collection of TRIPOD 306; 19860210-19860429)

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