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Field Activity Details for field activity 1984-022-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, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripod #289 and recover anchor.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1984-11-08

End Date: 1984-11-08

Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tripod #289 deployed and anchor recovered successfully. Moorings deployed: 1 (#289 recovered FA 85001 ASTERIAS Jan. 14, 1985).

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

Affiliate Staff:
Val Wilson - WHOI

Notes:

Location:

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 41.7088 South: 41.64316 West: -70.7217 East: -70.64072

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 and map with mooring location.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1984-022-FA-PH-001 (film collection of TRIPOD 289; 19841108-19850114)
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1984-022-FA-OM-001 (Buzzards Bay mooring data)

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