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Field Activity Details for field activity 1992-033-FA

Other ID: V-1-92-SC, V192SC

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dave Drake, USGS Dave Cacchione, USGS Marlene Noble, USGS

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover 2 tethered surface current meters (#398 and 399) from Palos Verdes Shelf, Sites A and B. Deploy 4 tethered surface moorings (#403, 404, 405 and 406) at Sites A, B, C and D.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1992-07-08

End Date: 1992-07-11

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 2 (#398 and 399, both deployed FA 92031 GLORITA May 20-21, 1992). Moorings deployed: 4 (#403, 404 and 406 recovered FA 92036 ROBERT GORDON SPROUL Sep. 26 - Oct. 1, 1992; #405 recovered FA 92039 ROBERT GORDON SPROUL Dec. 9 - Dec. 10, 1992).

Staff: Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:

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


Palos Verdes Shelf, California, United States, North America, North Pacific;

North: 33.75 South: 33.7 West: -118.4 East: -118.3


photo of John V Vickers
John V Vickers



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1992-033-FA-OM-001 (mooring data)

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