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Field Activity Details for field activity 1984-013-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John Moody

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy a modified bottom tripod off Naushon Island, Buzzards Bay.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1984-08-21

End Date: 1984-08-21

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Camera- deep sea, Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#285, recovered FA 84020 ASTERIAS Oct. 22, 1984).

Staff: John Larson, John Moody, Joseph S. Newell, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

off Naushon Island, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 41.54793009 South: 41.51069125 West: -70.80246935 East: -70.75827739

Platform(s):

photo of Asterias
Asterias

Publications

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: https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr885.

Portals/Viewers

Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Cruise report (document not focused on specific equipment) Brief Chief Scientist's report including personnel, equipment, narrative, and trackmap with mooring location.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1984-013-FA-OM-001 (Buzzards Bay mooring data)
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1984-013-FA-PH-001 (film collection of TRIPOD 285; 19840821-19841022)
Loran-C --- Navigation

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