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Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-005-FA

Other ID: OC347

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

Information Specialist(s): Jessica M. Cote, Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings #573 through 589 on Georges Bank.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1999-08-25

End Date: 1999-08-31

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring numbers 573-579 and 581-589 were recovered. Mooring 580 (tripod) has not yet been recovered. Moorings recovered: 16 (#573, 574, 575, 576, 577, 578, 579, 581, 582, 583, 584, 585, 586, 587, 588, 589, all deployed FA 99004 EDWIN LINK Jun. 14-23, 1999). Unable to recover mooring #580.

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Jessica M. Cote, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
WHOI: Brian Guest; NOAA: Ronald Schlitz - Ch. Sci.
Gregory Lough
James Manning
Elizabeth Broughton
Antonie Chute
Marie Kiladis; NMFS: Keston Smith; URI: Jennifer Skelly
Joseph Cofone

Notes: Original Center People field contained: At sea: Marinna Martini, Jonathan Borden, Jessica Cote, Richard Rendigs. Original Submitted By field contained: Marinna Martini, Jessica Cote.
Project = Globec II, Globec II


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

North: 41.16142471 South: 40.99844182 West: -67.47268533 East: -67.3384762


photo of Oceanus



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1999-005-FA-OM-001 (Globec mooring data)

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