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Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-041-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Gregory Miller

Data Type(s): Seismics: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: 3 OBSes will be deployed to evaluate the 2 new prototype data loggers and compare the background noise levels of the new 1 Hz geophones with the old 4.5 Hz geophones.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1997-08-13

End Date: 1997-08-13

Equipment Used: Ocean Bottom Seismometer, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 2 of the 3 instruments were deployed. Rough weather forced the cancellation of the 3rd deployment.

Staff: Gregory Miller, Uri Ten Brink

Affiliate Staff:



Stellwagen Bank, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 42.8 South: 42.3 West: -70.75 East: -70.351


photo of Asterias



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Ocean Bottom Seismometer --- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
DGPS --- Navigation

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