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Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-053-FA

Other ID: none

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): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy part of mooring #391 at Mobile Site A, Gulf of Mexico; deploy mooring #394 in lower Mobile Bay, Alabama. Recovered damaged mooring #392 from lower Mobile Bay and #393 from upper Mobile Bay.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1991-12-09

End Date: 1991-12-13

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (part of #391, recovered FA 92030 TOMMY MUNRO May 6, 1992, and #394, recovered FA 92038 VERRILL AE, May 11, 1992). Moorings recovered: 2 (#392 deployed FA 91040 VERRILL AE Nov. 5, 1991, and #393 deployed FA 91054 SEA OX Nov. 11, 1991).


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: No field activity reports; information derived from mooring logs.


Mobile Bay, Alabama, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 30.3 South: 29.95 West: -88.2 East: -87.95


photo of Verrill, A. E.
Verrill, A. E.



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1991-053-FA-OM-001 (mooring data)

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