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Summary Information for Field Activity 2003-049-FA

Area of Operations: Monterey Bay Canyon Axis, California, United States, North America, North Pacific

Dates: November 25, 2003 to November 26, 2003

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

   U.S. Naval Postgraduate School

Objectives: Recover partial moorings 705 and 706.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: CTD casts

Summary: Moorings recovered: 2 (#705 and 706 deployed FA 02057 POINT SUR Dec. 5-7, 2002). Moorings 705 and 706 recovered on this trip, the bottom instrument package and release lost due to release failure, the rest recovered. Mooring #704 broke free about 10 days earlier and was recovered by Marla Stone of the Naval Postgraduate School (FA 03056 SHANA RAE Nov. 19, 2002). The wire failed above the bottom instrument package and release and thus those were lost on this mooring also.

Contact: Fran Lightsom (

InfoBank: uses the identifier P-1-03-MB. Visit this site for more information.

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