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Summary Information for Field Activity 1985-038-FA

Area of Operations: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 04, 1985 to December 05, 1985

Chief scientist: John Moody

Objectives: Recover tripod #302, deployed at 41.32 N and 70.48.16 W during Field Activity 85026.

Type of Activity: Mooring work; Tripod recovery;Tripod recovery

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: LEG 1: 11/04/1985 - Arrive at BBC mooring site with divers. Unable to find tripod after several attempts. LEG 2: 12/05/1985 - Search with divers using sidescan in 37 m radius. Tripod #302 found and recovered (deployed FA 85026 ASTERIAS Aug. 7-14, 1985).

Contact: John Moody ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-14-85-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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