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Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-003-FA

Other ID: OC339

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Ron Schlitz - NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Woods Hole

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy moorings and tripods #555 through 567 on Georges Bank at Sites 1 through 7.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1999-03-17

End Date: 1999-03-25

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 13 (#555, 556, 557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 562, 563, 564, 565, 566 and 567, all recovered FA 99004 EDWIN LINK Jun. 14-23, 1999).

Staff: Robert Barton, Jonathan Borden, Jessica M. Cote, Raymond E. Davis, Jason Hyatt, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Ron Schlitz
Jim Manning
Keston Smith - NMFS; Brian Guest
Laura Goepfert - WHOI; Gregory Lough
Elizabeth Broughton
Antonie Chute
Marie Kaladis - NOAA; Malinda Sutor
Linda DeSousa - URI; Jennifer Elliott - Mass. Maritime Academy

Notes: Deploy mooring numbers 555-567. Original Center People field contained: At sea: Marinna Martini, Jonathan Borden, Jason Hyatt, Jessica Cote; Shoreside mobilization: Marinna Martini, Jonathan Borden, Jessica Cote, Joseph Newell (painting, welding and loading), Robert Barton (loading), Raymond Davis and William Strahle (new tripod design).
Project = Globec, Globec


Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 41.22710133 South: 41.03194538 West: -67.34040934 East: -67.19757375


photo of Oceanus



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1999-003-FA-OM-001 (Globec mooring data)

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