USGS - science for a changing world

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

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: Loran-C, Bottom platform

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



Documents associated with this activity

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

Data Acquired

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

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
Questions or Comments? Contact CMGDS Team