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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: Bottom platform, ROV

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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