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Summary for Field Activity Number 1985-020-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 85-9

Area of Operations: Cleveland Ledge, Phinney Rock, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 19, 1985 to June 28, 1985

Objectives: Deploy tripods #298, 299 and 300. Recover tripods #293, 294 and 295. Confirm location of tripod #298.

Type of Activity: Mooring work
Tripod and subsurface mooring recovery and deployment

Information to be derived: Time series data

Summary: Moorings deployed: 3 (#298, 299 and 300, no recovery logs). Moorings recovered: 3 (#293, 294 and 295, all deployed FA 85006 ASTERIAS Mar. 28 - Apr. 9, 1985). LEG 1 - 06/19/1985 No response from tripod #294 release, no surface float, despite repeated attempts. Tripod #298 deployed. Subsurface mooring #293 released, did not surface and was recovered by dragging. Mooring #298 confirmed at bottom. Tripod #295 recovered. LEG 2 - 06/26/1985 Tripod #299 released. Start search for tripod #294. Place buoy on anchor at possible #294 site for possible underwater search later. LEG 3 - 06/28/1985 Divers search for tripod #294. Located and recovered.

USGS Project Number: SED DYN

Contact: John Moody ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-9-85-BZ. Visit this site for more information.

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Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of ASTERIAS

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Films (35 and 16mm) containing original data films and archived data microfilm. Original films are stored in the WHOI Data Library/Archive film vault. Cabinet storage is in the USGS-WHSC Data Library/Archive.

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