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Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-009-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): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover mooring 435, near Cape Porpoise.


Start Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

End Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

Start Date: 1994-09-08

End Date: 1994-09-08

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring 435 recovered without complications. Mooring 436 not recovered because we ran out of time; verified that the release would communicate. Mooring recovered: 1 (#435, deployed MARLIN FA 94034 Mar. 24-26, 1994).

Staff: Marinna Martini, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
UNH: Karen Garrison
Ken Maurey
Frank Bubb

Notes: Project = W. Gulf of Maine, W. Gulf of Maine


Cape Porpoise, western Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 43.30683159 South: 43.28839672 West: -70.26180989 East: -70.23911838


photo of Gulf Challenger
Gulf Challenger



Documents associated with this activity

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

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1994-009-FA-OM-001 (ECOHAB I mooring data)

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