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Summary Information for Field Activity 1986-005-FA

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

Dates: April 28, 1986 to April 30, 1986

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

   Dave Aubrey, WHOI

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).

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-3-86-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Warner, J. C., Butman, B., and Dalyander, P. S.,2008, Storm-driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Continental Shelf Research, v. 28, no. 2: p. 257-282. (Also available at

Warner, John C., Sherwood, Christopher R., Signell, Richard P., Harris, Courtney K., and Arango, Hernan G.,2008, Development of a three-dimensional, regional, coupled wave, current, and sediment-transport model: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34, no. 10: p. 1284-1306. (Also available at

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