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Summary for Field Activity Number 1982-015-FA

Area of Operations: 6 miles south of Smith Point, Nantucket Shoals, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 26, 1982 to May 26, 1982

Objectives: Recover a pressure mooring off Nantucket Island (mooring #256).

Type of Activity: Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data

Summary: Release confirmed, but mooring would not release. Recovered via dragging. Float came to surface after being touched by grappling hook; pressure sensor lost. Mooring recovered: 1 (#256 deployed FA 82011 WHITEFOOT Apr. 21, 1982).

USGS Project Number: EA-PO

Contact: Brad Butman (bbutman@usgs.gov)

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of WHITEFOOT
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