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Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-010-FA

Other ID: MNRO91-2

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: Recover subsurface moorings containing VACMs that were deployed in February, 1991. New moorings will be deployed.


Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Start Date: 1991-05-10

End Date: 1991-05-10

Equipment Used: Loran-C, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#376 deployed TOMMY MUNRO FA 91047 Feb. 26-28, 1991). Mooring deployed: 1 (#380 recovered TOMMY MUNRO FA 91023 Jul. 30, 1991).

Staff: Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Al Gunter - Dauphin Island Sea Lab (deckhand)
H. Sarvis - Dauphin Island Sea Lab (deckhand)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: William Strahle (deckhand), Marinna Martini (deckhand).
Project = AL-MS Circulation (Gelfenbaum - St. Pete), AL-MS Circulation (Gelfenbaum - St. Pete)


Gulf of Mexico, south-southwest of entrance to Mobile Bay, Alabama, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 30 South: 29.9 West: -88.2 East: -88.1


photo of Tommy Munro
Tommy Munro



Documents associated with this activity

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

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Loran-C --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1991-010-FA-OM-001 (mooring data)

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