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Summary Information for Field Activity 1985-006-FA

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

Dates: March 28, 1985 to April 09, 1985

Chief scientist: John Moody

Objectives: Recover moorings #290, 291 and 292, and deploy moorings #293, 294 and 295 in Buzzards Bay.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Moorings recovered: 3 (#290 deployed FA 85001 ASTERIAS Jan. 14, 1985; #291 and 292 both deployed FA 85002 ASTERIAS Jan. 28, 1985). Moorings deployed: 3 (#293 dragged for but no recovery information; #294 and 295 both recovered FA 85020 ASTERIAS Jun. 19-28, 1985).

Contact: John Moody ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-4-85-BZ. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Butman, Bradford, Signell, Richard, Shoukimas, Polly, and Beardsley, Robert C.,1988, Current observations in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 1982-1986; data report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-5, 211 p.. (Also available at

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