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Field Activity Details for field activity 1990-030-FA

Other ID: Asterias 90-8-23

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Deborah Hutchinson

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: A camparison of the hydrophone response of the WHOI OBH and USGS OBS to the same shots, and a test of the hard mount of the Tattletale model 6 in the USGS OBS.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1990-08-23

End Date: 1990-08-23

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Gregory Miller

Affiliate Staff:
Elizabeth Knapp; WHOI: Steve Holbrook
Beecher Wooding
Rob Handy

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Greg Miller, Elizabeth Knapp.
Project = OBS Development, OBS Development


Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.57 South: 41.51 West: -70.75 East: -70.71


photo of Asterias



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Northstar 6000 LORAN-C --- Navigation
1990-030-FA-NL-001 ( Chief Scientist's cruise report with ship movement, personnel, OBS and OBH equipment notes, shot times and locations, and trackmap. )
Ocean Bottom SeismometerTest cruise only. No data was recordedOcean Bottom Seismometer
No data was collected

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