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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: Bottom platform, Loran-C

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



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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