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Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-023-FA

Other ID: 91-3

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Guy Gelfenbaum - USGS, St. Petersburg

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Exchange moorings.


Start Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

End Port/Location: Biloxi, MS

Start Date: 1991-07-30

End Date: 1991-07-30

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Mooring tripod, Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#380 deployed FA 91010 TOMMY MUNRO May 10, 1991). Mooring deployed: 1 (#385 recovered FA 91052 TOMMY MUNRO Dec. 7, 1991).

Staff: Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Al Gunter - DISL
Patric Harper - DISL

Notes: Information derived from cruise report and mooring log.
Project = AL-MS Circulation (Gelfenbaum, St. Petersburg), AL-MS Circulation (Gelfenbaum, St. Petersburg)


Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 30 South: 29.5 West: -88.2 East: -88.1


photo of Tommy Munro
Tommy Munro



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Loran-C --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1991-023-FA-OM-001 ( mooring data)

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