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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-025-FA

Other ID: OC320

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Signell

Affiliate Investigator(s): Neal Pettigrew - U. Maine, Orono

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 4 USGS and 3 U. Maine moorings in the Gulf of Maine.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1998-03-30

End Date: 1998-04-03

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 44 CTD stations were also occupied due to a strong river discharge event during the cruise. See web page for station and mooring locations, maps, photos, CTD survey info and more. Moorings deployed: 7 (#520 and 521, both recovered FA 98062 OCEANUS 328-2A, Aug. 6-17,1998; #522, 523, 524 and 525, all recovered FA 98036 OCEANUS 328-1, Aug. 4-6, 1998; and #526 recovered Jul. 6, 1998, no recovery information).

Staff: Marinna Martini, Richard Signell

Affiliate Staff:
University of Maine (Orono
ME): Neal Pettigrew (chief scientist)
David Townsend
John Wallinga
Robert Stessel
Peter Brickley
Scott Boone; WHOI: Laura Stein

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Rich Signell, co-chief scientist; Marinna Martini, operations chief.


Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 43.75 South: 43.5 West: -69.9 East: -67.6


photo of Oceanus



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1998-025-FA-OM-001 (ECOHAB II mooring data)

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