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Summary for Field Activity Number 1977-007-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 77-4

Area of Operations: Rio de la Plata submarine canyon, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 18, 1977 to February 18, 1977

Objectives: Recover second Scripps current mooring deployed January 22 (FA 77001).

Type of Activity: Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data

Summary: Meter #2 in canyon axis at depth 410 meters recovered successfully, results not known at time of cruise report submission. (Meter #1 in canyon axis at depth 220 m recorded currents 80-90 cm/sec down canyon for the 3 days deployed, recovered 1/25/1977 (#77002).)

USGS Project Number: PR CO-OP

Contact: Jim Trumbull ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of JEAN A
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