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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: 43.35 South: 43.3 West: -70.3 East: -70.2


photo of Gulf Challenger
Gulf Challenger



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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