Field Activity 2003-057-FA

Identifier 2003-057-FA
Purpose Deploy NOPP surface mooring #734 off Scituate, MA.
Location Scituate, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary Mooring deployed: 1 (#734 recovered FA 04016 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 4-5, 2004). Mooring repositioned by Capt. Frank Mirarchi, Dec. 15 and 11, 2003 and again in Jan. 2004 when ice on buoy and damaged antenna were noted. Final position 42d 09.620N, 070d 38.550W.
Info derived Time series data;
Comments This is a WHOI cruise with no USGS personnel aboard.
Christopher Andrew
Length: 62 feet; Beam: 20 feet.
Start (port not specified) 2003-08-27
End (port not specified) 2003-08-27
Days in the field 1
West -70.65
East -70.6
North 42.2
South 42.15


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Marinna A Martini
Crew members
Affiliate principal Robert Ware - WHOI

Data types and categories

Data category: Time Series
Data type: Mooring (physical oceanography)


RCV:; DEP: 734;

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Bottom platform Mooring (physical oceanography) 1


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2003-057-FA-OM-001 Bottom platform Western Mass Bay mooring data Ellyn Montgomery


Samples collected during this field activity