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Summary for Field Activity Number 1989-009-FA

Alternate Leg ID: TRANSIT

Area of Operations: Farallon Islands, California, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: May 04, 1989 to May 10, 1989

Objectives: Deploy 2 VACM current meter moorings and two surface markers.

Type of Activity: Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data

Summary: Moorings deployed: 2 (#334 and 335, recovered GLORITA FA 89031, Oct. 13-14, 1989) during transit to Prince William Sound, AK, and next voyage (F-5-89-PW). Moorings recovered: 1 (#333, deployed FA 89040 WECOMA Mar. 5, 1989).

USGS Project Number: STRESS

Contact: Bill Strahle (

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-4T-89-NP. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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photo of FARNELLA

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