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Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-039-FA

Other ID: OC311A and B

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ronald Schlitz - NMFS-NOAA

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings #482A, 483A, 484A, 485, 486, 487B, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, and 494 in Great South Channel.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1997-08-16

End Date: 1997-08-27

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 9 (#482A, 483A, and 484A, deployed FA 97034 OCEANUS Jun. 19-22, 1997; #486, 487B, 489, 490, 492, and 493, all deployed FA 97008 OCEANUS Jan. 10-21, 1997).

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Rebecca E. Deusser, Eric Haase, Linda Lotto, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Thomas O'Brien, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
NMFS-NOAA: Ronald Schlitz - Ch. Sci.
James Manning; WHOI: Philip J. Bernard
Kent Bradshaw
Steven Cross
Lane Abrams (8/16 - 8/21); Bowdin College: Jennifer Friese

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini, William Strahle (8/16 - 8/21), Dann Blackwood, Rebecca Deusser, Eric Haase, Linda Lotto, Joseph Newell, Tom O'Brien.


Great South Channel, Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 40.92757948 South: 40.19449351 West: -68.89525446 East: -68.11034566


photo of Oceanus



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1997-039-FA-OM-001 (Great South Channel mooring data)

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