PhOG, School of Marine Science, University of Maine GoMOOS Buoy History
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University of Maine

GoMoos Buoy N0120

MooringDateBufferData TypeDepthComments
N01202016-07-24 16:05ALLALL Redeployed by R/V Connecticut.
N01202016-09-07 06:30goesALL0Last backup Goes transmission received (primary iridium communicatios working properly).
N01202016-09-22 20:00goesALL0Backup Goes transmissions resumed from this buoy (Goes GPS positions being received again).
N01202017-02-13 22:00ALLALL0Buoy moved 500m to NW during a storm (peak winds 24 m/s, waves 7m, surface currents 1.4 m/s).
N01202017-03-01 00:00ALLALL0Problems connecting to the buoy using iridium have continued for several periods this winter (may be related to cold temps?). Normal communications have typically been restored after 1-5 days.
N01202017-04-11 01:00sunaALL50Last data received from 50m SUNA nitrate sensor.
N01202017-04-30 04:00sbe37conductivity1Surface conductivity sensor failed (reads too low, near zero)
N01202017-05-01 01:00sbe37ALL20Last data received from 20m SBE37IM.
N01202017-07-15 05:00ALLALL0Buoy is no longer anchored and is presently adrift.
N01202017-07-27 16:30ALLALL Buoy and instruments recovered by M/V Megan T Miller.
N01202017-07-27 20:00ALLALL200Acoustic release and float recovered from anchor site by M/V Megan T Miller.

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