Penobscot Bay Drifting Buoy Experiment in 2001

Four drifting buoys were deployed in Penobscot Bay on 11 June 2001 from the R/V Alice Siegmund. These drifting buoys are drogued at a depth of 15 meters and transmit using the Argos telemetry system onboard NOAA's polar orbiting satellites. Sea surface temperature and battery voltages are transmitted in addition to the position information obtained from the Argos system.

PTT IDLatitudeLongitude DateTime (UTC)
1726544 06.453'N069 02.478'W11 June 20011620
1786244 06.180'N069 00.724'W11 June 20011641
1786644 06.235'N068 59.139'W11 June 20011652
1726444 06.339'N068 58.343'W11 June 20011703


14 Jun 01: Drifter 17265 recovered from back of truck in Owl's Head (C.Roberts)