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Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-021-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover tripod and three moorings.


Start Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

End Port/Location: Portsmouth, NH

Start Date: 1994-08-01

End Date: 1994-08-01

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings 433, 435 and 436 not recovered because they could not be released from their anchors with acoustic release gear. Tripod 434 recovered without incident. Mooring recovered: 1 (#434 deployed MARLIN FA 94034 Mar. 24-26, 1994).

Staff: Peter W. Gill, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell

Affiliate Staff:
Eric Brooks - National Assoc. of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT); Sandra Werner - WHOI

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


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

North: 43.65 South: 43.6 West: -69.6 East: -69.55


photo of Gulf Challenger
Gulf Challenger



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1994-021-FA-OM-001 ( ECOHAB I mooring data)

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