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Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-054-FA

Other ID: IB C-54-00-NB

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Jessica M. Cote

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover bottom tripod in the Hudson Shelf Valley by means of a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).


Start Port/Location: Groton, CT

End Port/Location: Groton, CT

Start Date: 2000-06-27

End Date: 2000-06-28

Equipment Used: ROV, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#597 deployed FA 99006 OCEANUS Dec. 3-7, 1999).

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Jane Denny, Ben Gutierrez, Courtney Harris, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Volunteer - Forrest; ROV Operator (Andy Girard)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini (Ch. Sci.); Jonathan Borden - recovery; Benjamin Gutierrez - GIS, Navigation; Jane Denny - GIS, Navigation; Courtney Harris - Scientist; Forrest - volunteer.
Project = NY Bight, NY Bight


New York Bight, Hudson Shelf Valley, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 40.5 South: 39.75 West: -73.93 East: -72.9


photo of Connecticut


Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Harris, C.K., Traykovski, P.A., ten Brink, M.B., Lightsom, F.S., and Martini, M.A., 2003, Oceanographic observations in the Hudson Shelf Valley, December 1999 - April 2000—Data report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-217, DVD-ROM, URL:

Harris, C.K., Butman, Bradford, and Traykovski, Peter, 2003, Winter-time circulation and sediment transport in the Hudson Shelf Valley: Continental Shelf Research, v. 23 no. 8, doi: 10.1016/S0278-4343(03)00025-6.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ROV --- Photo
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2000-054-FA-OM-001 (Hudson valley mooring data)

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