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Field Activity Details for field activity 1982-044-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover mooring 263; deploy mooring 265.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1982-08-20

End Date: 1982-08-20

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#263, deployed FA 82019 WHITEFOOT July 5, 1982). Mooring deployed: 1 (#265, recovered [no field activity number, platform] Jan. 5, 1983).

Staff: Bradford Butman, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:
Frank Musialowski

Notes: No cruise report; information derived from mooring log. Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman, William Strahle, Frank Musialowski.


Cleveland Ledge, Buzzards Bay, Massachusettes, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.65 South: 41.6 West: -70.7 East: -70.65


photo of Whitefoot


Butman, B., Signell, R., Shoukimas, P., and Beardsley, R.C., 1988, Current observations in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 1982-1986; data report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-5, 211 p., URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1982-044-FA-OM-001 (Buzzards Bay mooring data)

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