Area of Operations: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: May 12, 1987 to May 12, 1987
Objectives: To recover three surface buoys with current meters at three location in Massachusetts Bay. The instruments were deployed as part of a study of currents and sediment transport in western Massachusetts Bay, and were deployed in February on the RV OCEANUS.
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Summary: The buoys and current meter moorings were recovered without incident. The instruments were unfouled. The Coast Guard Buoy Tender was extremely efficient at recovery. Surface salinity samples: 16. Moorings recovered: 3 (#320, 321 and 322, deployed FA 87005 OCEANUS Feb. 7, 1987).
USGS Project Number: PTRACE
Contact: Brad Butman (email@example.com)
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