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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-051-FA

Other ID: IB H-51-00-GU

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jason Hyatt

Affiliate Investigator(s): David Townsend, John Wallinga - University of Maine

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 2 remaining USGS moorings in western Maine Coastal Current system.


Start Port/Location: Portland, ME

End Port/Location: Portland, ME

Start Date: 2000-04-23

End Date: 2000-05-03

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#622 and 623 both recovered FA 00025 CAPE HATTERAS Aug. 13-16, 2000).

Staff: Jason Hyatt

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: USGS Mooring Deployments: USGS1: 43 36.67 N, 069 51.89 W; USGS2: 43 42.02 N, 069 21.29 W.
Project = ECOHAB - Gulf of Maine, ECOHAB - Gulf of Maine


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

North: 43.83687944 South: 43.48911397 West: -69.5297 East: -68.99273682


photo of Cape Hatteras
Cape Hatteras



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2000-051-FA-OM-001 (ECOHAB II mooring data)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation

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