Field Activity 2004-008-FA

Identifier 2004-008-FA
Purpose Recover 14 tripods and buoys in two legs. These are mooring numbers 730, 740-749, and 751-753.
Location Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Summary These are mooring numbers 730, 740-749, and 751-753. Note that three days were spent aboard ship. Moorings recovered: 14 (#730, deployed FA 03048 DAN MOORE Oct. 27-28, 2003; #740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 748, 749, 751, 752 and 753 all deployed FA 04007 DAN MOORE Jan. 20-30, 2004).
Comments This field activity is associated with FA 03046, FA 03048 and FA 04007. See paper and electronic mooring logs for additional information regarding deployment and recovery dates and relationships between 720-series and 740-series moorings. Original Center People field contained: In the field: John Warner - Chief Scientist, Marinna Martini, Jonathan Borden, Richard Rendigs, Stephen Ruane; at WHFC: Philip Bernard - shipping. Project = South Carolina Coastal Erosion Studies, South Carolina Coastal Erosion Studies
Dan Moore
Length: 85 feet.
Start Wilmington Beach, NC 2004-04-22
End Wilmington Beach, NC 2004-04-24
Days in the field 3
West -78.81838896
East -77.19727456
North 33.78777145
South 33.63164538


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Marinna A Martini
Crew members
Richard R Rendigs
Scientist, Staff
John C Warner
Scientist, Staff
Marinna A Martini
Scientist, Staff
Philip J Bernard
Scientist, Staff
Jonathan Borden
Scientist, Staff
Ruane, Stephen
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Frances L Lightsom
Specialist, Information
Affiliate principal George Voulgaris - USC
Affiliate staff University of South Carolina: George Voulgaris, Benjamin Gutierrez, Stephanie Olney, Young Kim, Rosaria Hector

Data types and categories

Data category: Visual Identification, Location-Elevation, Environmental Data, Time Series
Data type: Ground Truthing, Navigation, CTD, Temperature, Mooring (physical oceanography)


RCV: 730, 740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 748, 749, 751, 752, 753; DEP:;

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Mooring tripod Ground Truthing (no data reported)
DGPS Navigation (no data reported)
Temperature and salinity CTD, Temperature (no data reported)
Pressure Mooring (physical oceanography) (no data reported)
Turbidity Mooring (physical oceanography) (no data reported)
Current Mooring (physical oceanography) 1


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
2004-008-FA-OM-001 Current Myrtle Beach mooring data Ellyn Montgomery


Samples collected during this field activity