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Summary Information for Field Activity 1998-062-FA

Area of Operations: Jordan Basin, Gulf of Maine, Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 06, 1998 to August 16, 1998

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

   David Townsend - U. Maine

Objectives: This is the last in the ECOHAB-GOM project cruises for 1998 to study ecology and oceanography of toxic Alexandrium blooms in the Gulf of Maine. Purpose is to recover instrument surface mooring array deployed earlier in the year along the Maine coast and southwest corner of Nova Scotia. Seven surface moorings and 1 tripod (#521) will be recovered. Other scientific activities will include an intensive hydrographic survey including >200 CTD/rosette casts, net tows, submersible pump lowerings, small diameter gravity cores and ADCP data collection.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;

Summary: Moorings recovered: 2 (#520 and 521 deployed FA 98025 OCEANUS Mar. 30 - Apr. 3, 1998).

Contact: Marinna Martini (

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-62-98-GU. Visit this site for more information.

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ECOHAB II mooring data



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