Area of Operations: Vineyard Sound, Elizabeth Islands, Nonamesset Island to Tarpaulin Cove on Naushon Island, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: May 16, 1979 to May 16, 1979
Objectives: Specify and confirm that bottom currents were in fact causing the high noise levels seen in earlier tests and could be ascribed to either eddying effects or actual rocking of the equipment.
Type of Activity: Ocean Bottom Seismometer
Information to be derived: Observation
Summary: Data playback confirmed OBIP movement due to local current effects.
USGS Project Number: OBIP
Contact: Ray Davis (email@example.com)