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Field Activity Details for field activity 1989-009-FA


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: Deploy 2 VACM current meter moorings and two surface markers.


Start Port/Location: Redwood City, CA

End Port/Location: Seward, AK

Start Date: 1989-05-04

End Date: 1989-05-10

Equipment Used: Loran-C, GEOPROBE

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#334 and 335, recovered GLORITA FA 89031, Oct. 13-14, 1989) during transit to Prince William Sound, AK, and next voyage (F-5-89-PW). Moorings recovered: 1 (#333, deployed FA 89040 WECOMA Mar. 5, 1989).


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Farallon Islands, Farallon Islands


Farallon Islands, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 38.7 South: 36.9 West: -124.5 East: -120.9


photo of Farnella



Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Cruise report (document not focused on specific equipment) Chief Technician's cruise report including personnel, objectives, navigation, and tabulated information.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
GEOPROBE --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1989-009-FA-OM-001 (mooring data)

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