Alternate Leg ID: 85-3
Area of Operations: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: February 15, 1985 to February 19, 1985
Objectives: Check locations of tripods #291 and 292. Establish marker for tripod #291.
Type of Activity: Mooring work
Information to be derived:
Summary: LEG 1, 2/15: Depart Woods Hole to check location of Tripod #291; tripod not in place; returned to dock for additional equipment. LEG 2, 2/15: Depart Woods Hole for tripod site; made 4 ranges to establish location of tripod; left Norwegian float in vicinity; returned to WHOI dock. LEG 3, 2/19: Depart Woods Hole for tripod site; picked up Norwegian float and made 3 additional ranges; tripod snagged on 3rd pass with grappling hook (tripod had been dragged about 100 m by ice); returned Tripod #291 to bottom at same location. Departed to site of Tripod #292; tripod was upright and surface float sighted; returned to WHOI dock.
USGS Project Number: SED DYN
Contact: John Moody ()
InfoBank: uses the identifier A-3-85-BZ. Visit this site for more information.