Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden
Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Dive for remains of collapsed mooring 787. Inspect tripod 786 and mooring 788 to determine their status after the northeast storm of 5/25/05.
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Start Date: 2005-06-02
End Date: 2005-06-03
Equipment Used: Digital camera, DGPS, Bottom platform
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bottom instruments (seacat, VMCM and Honjo) of mooring 787 successfully recovered. Divers report tripod is upright. Subsurface mooring 788 releases report that the mooring is upright.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Richard Rendigs, Stephen Ruane
Notes: Project = Massachuestts Bay Long-Term, Massachuestts Bay Long-Term
Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
|North: 42.4||South: 42.33||West: -71.166||East: -70.666|
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Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Alexander, P.S., Lightsom, F.L., Martini, M.A., Gutierrez, B.T., and Strahle, W.S., 2004, Long-term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts; data report for 1989-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds74/.