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Summary for Field Activity Number 1986-005-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 86-2

Area of Operations: Vineyard Sound, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 28, 1986 to April 30, 1986

Objectives: Recover mooring #308 in Vineyard Sound. Recover two tripods (#305 and 306) and one subsurface mooring (#307) in Cape Cod Bay. Recover TDR instrument for Aubrey in Plymouth Harbor.

Type of Activity: Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data

Summary: Moorings recovered: 4 (#305, 306 and 307 all deployed FA 86034 ASTERIAS Feb. 10-14, 1986; #308 deployed FA 86001 ASTERIAS Feb. 25, 1986).

USGS Project Number: SED DYN

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-3-86-MA. 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

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