Drifters Tracks
resolving transport pathways through New England's estuarine and continental shelf waters and beyond

updated every two hours

To see a GoogleMap of all this year's tracks, click here.
To see a GoogleMap of just this week's tracks, click here.
To see a GoogleMap of just Gulf of Mexico drifters, click here.
To see description of the drifter construction and technology, click here.
To blog about students deploying drifters with our MATE colleagues, click here.
To see various drifter-project descriptions, click here.
To see drifter newsletters, click here.
To see static plots of this year's tracks, see links in tables below.
To download raw data of drifters underway, click here.
To see raw statistics click here.
To download tracks stored in historical database, click here.
To calculate and reserve a "deployment id", click here.
To document a drifter deployment, click here.
To document a drifter recovery, click here.
To see last years results, click here.
To see 2008's flash animations click here.
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To see information on individual clusters, click the links in the following table


Institution
(data)
Deployer
(cruise report)
Date Deployed
(animation)
Dropsite
(observed track)
Code Science
(FVCOM forecast snapshot)
Status
(customized googlemap)
Fate
(photo)
USCG Carton/Tallent 13 Jan 2010 NNE Sector 1 SAROPS training exercises done Georges Bank
Clatsop CC Ham 19 Feb 2010 Off Washington State 1,2 educational done Alaska
Bowdoin Laine/Field 7 Apr 2010 Casco Bay 1,2 educational done grounded
Bowdoin Laine/Field 14 Apr 2010 Casco Bay 3,4 educational done grounded
Bowdoin Laine/Field 16 Apr 2010 Casco Bay 5,6 educational done grounded
Bowdoin Laine/Field 21 Apr 2010 Casco Bay 6,7 educational done grounded
Endicott Butler 15 April 2010 Mass Bay 1 educational done stalled in Great South Channel for 10 days, caught the Shelf/Slope jet towards New York, and then died in late June
NOAA-Salmon Kocik 22 April 2010 Maine Coastal Current 1 salmon done after short stay near Matinicus, died in early October approaching Grand Banks
NOAA-Salmon Kocik 3 May 2010 Penobscot Bay 1-7 salmon done most beached on Vinalhaven islands after 3 days of travel
NOAA-Salmon Kocik 4 May 2010 Maine Coastal Current 1-3 salmon done Jordan Basin, Bay of Fundy
NOAA-Salmon Kocik 11 May 2010 Maine Coastal Current 4-6 salmon done veered offshore, around Jordon, reentrained, one brought ashore 8/28
NOAA-Salmon Kocik 14 May 2010 outside Penobscot Bay 8-13 salmon done most recovered near Matinicus, two continued
NOAA-Salmon Kocik 21 May 2010 south of Matinicus 1 salmon done redeployed by lobsterman, Anson Norton
WHOI McGillicuddy 7 May 2010 off Casco Bay 1-3 Alexandrium done stalled for weeks, eventually dispersed, finished with Hurrican Earl on Sept 4th
WHOI 1 Jun 2010 off Casco Bay 1-3 Alexandrium done one recovered ashore in Maine, one recover on Georges, one ashore in Nova Scotia
WHOI 6 Jul 2010 off Casco Bay 1-2 Alexandrium done one ashore in day one and maiden voyage of 1st "Eddie" drifter brought to Nova Scotia in mid-September
WHOI 5 Aug 2010 Bay of Fundy 1-6 Alexandrium done 5 up bay, 1 escapee to the south, all apparently losing drogues a few days into the experiment
UMASSD McDonald 7 May 2010 Mouth of Merrimack 1-14,16-19,22-27 plume dynamics done classic river plume
UMASSD McDonald 11 May 2010 Mouth of Merrimack 30-53 plume dynamics done went north!
UMASSD McDonald 13 May 2010 Mouth of Merrimack 54-77 plume dynamics done classic river plume w/backflow
UMASSD McDonald 14 May 2010 Mouth of Merrimack 78-99 plume dynamics done split!
Redwoods CC Grantham 11 May 2010 off Ft Bragg California 1 educational done headed south to Mexico and started failing in late June.
ASF Whoriskey 18 May 2010 St.Lawrence 1-3 salmon done went west of PEI and all washed up on the island by 5 July
ASF ASF 30 May 2010 St.Lawrence 4-6 salmon done two made it to St Lawrence Channel and died near August 1
MassMaritime Hyatt 20 May 2010 Buzzards Bay 1 educational done headed to Wing's Neck on first tide
MassMaritime 1 June 2010 Buzzards Bay 1 educational done run down and caught in a boat's prop
CSCR Buckley/Barrett 21 May 2010 Mass Bay 1-2 environmental literacy done landed on north shore on 29 May and recovered by Evan Deutsch
CSCR Buckley/Donavan 8 June 2010 Mass Bay 1-2 environmental literacy done one quit on 20 June and the other went down the back side of Cape Cod and recovered by fisherman
CSCR Buckley/Barrett 31 Jul 2010 Mass Bay 0-1 environmental literacy done washed up on Boston Harbor Islands the next day and ...
CSCR Mavilia/Scott/Donavan 8 Oct 2010 Mass Bay 1-2 environmental literacy done one recovered by Paul Teta after it came ashore in Provincetown 16 Oct, one died on Georges in November
CSCR Miller 16 Dec 2010 Mass Bay 3-4 environmental literacy done one recovered by fishermen on 18 Dec and the other washed up in West Barnstable MA on 21 Dec
OceanQuest Mullin 1 June 2010 Buzzards Bay 1 instrument test done Shawn Drifter Test Failed
OceanQuest Mullin 11 June 2010 Buzzards Bay 1 instrument test done Miles Drifter Test Failed, headed up the bay and washed ashore at southend of the canal
DISL Graham 4 June 2010 Gulf of Mexico 1-6 oil spill done retained for weeks, finally diverged in early July, a few ashore on barrier beach, all quit by Sept 1
DISL Graham 12 Sept 2010 Gulf of Mexico 1-5 oil spill done all dead by November
UNE Tilburg 6-9 June 2010 Downeast Maine 1-8 mussel spat done drogued and surface units; most veered offshore at Pen Bay and decommissioned on 30 June
UNE Tilburg 22 June 2010 Downeast Maine 5-8 mussel spat done drogued and surface units; all brought to shore within a few weeks
UNE Tilburg 21 July 2010 Narraguagus Bay 1-2 mussel spat done both went north and grounded within one day
UNE Tilburg 4 August 2010 Downeast Maine 7-10 mussel spat done two retained and two took off in EMCC (last decommissioned 8/30)
MASS DMF Glenn/Perry 9 June 2010 Mass Bay 3-4 lobster larvae done came ashore on 11 June at Scusset Campground and recovered by Carlene Salvaggio
MASS DMF Glenn/Wilcox 22 June 2010 Buzzards Bay 1-2,6-8 lobster larvae done ashore in N. Falmouth, Westport, Cuttyhunk, and one out to sea
MASS DMF Glenn/Wilcox 25 June 2010 Mass Bay 3-4,10-12 lobster larvae done one redeployed by tuna man in Beverly, two brought to Nova Scotia
MASS DMF Glenn/Perry 1 July 2010 Mass Bay 13-17 lobster larvae done 3 ashore in first week, 1 later in Truro
MASS DMF Glenn/Weber/Whitmore 11 July 2010 Mass Bay 7-9 lobster larvae done surface drifters ashore in day 1 and drogued drifter hungup on gear 14 July and then recovered from Rockport Harbormaster
MASS DMF Wilcox/Perry 16 July 2010 Buzzards Bay 1-5 lobster larvae done 3 ashore in the 1st few days, 2 offshore, 1 drogue wrapped around USCG cutter anchor line near Block Island
MASS DMF Glenn/Weber 6 Aug 2010 Mass Bay 1-2 lobster larvae done one brought to Marblehead Harbormaster, drogued one drifted into Cape Cod Bay, found by Brandon Milby of Provincetown, dropped off at PCCS and ...
UNH/NASA Salisbury 16 June 2010 off Casco Bay 1,2 C02 done drogued alongshore and surface offshore
WHOI Camilli 18 June 2010 Gulf of Mexico 1-4 oil spill done westerward flow and done by late August
USF Weisberg/Law 24 June 2010 Gulf of Mexico 1-2 oil spill done stayed near shelf,last transmission in early Sept
Patriot Party Boats Tietje 24 June 2010 Vineyard Sound 1 instrument test done oscillated with tide and suddenly went silent 3 days later...
NOAA-NEFSC Natanson 29 Jun, 1-2 July 2010 Gulf of Mexico 1-4 oil spill underway one recovered by fisherman
NOAA-AOML Johns/Melo 1 July 2010 Gulf of Mexico 1-1 oil spill done came aground or failed
NOAA-AOML Smith/Rawson 17 August 2010 Gulf of Mexico 1-2 oil spill done one in Gulf Stream, landed on "Broad Key" north of Key Largo, brought back AOML folks in Miami by Paul Paloff, redeployed in mid-October, and one retained on west coast of Florida until Novemeber when it entered Gulf Stream and then came ashore near the southern end of Matecumbe Key
NOAA-AOML Melo/Johns 13 Oct 2010 Gulf of Mexico 1 oil spill done prematurely failed off Carolinas
BCC Rak 15 July 2010 Narragansett Bay 1 educational done grounded on the southern shore of Mt Hope Bay less than a day into its travel and recovered by Bob Rak
BCC Rak 20 July 2010 Narragansett Bay 2 educational done grounded next day on penisula west of the power plant
BCC Rak 20 August 2010 Block Island Sound 1 educational done Came ashore two days later at Sakonnet Point
BCC Rak 27 August 2010 Block Island Sound 2 educational done Deployed by Bud Vincent off Scarborough Beach and suffered sudden death (run down?) one day later
NOAA/GLERL McCormick 9 August 2010 Lake Erie 1-3 HAB done traveled more than halfway across the lake, one came ashore and one dissappeared in early-December
NOAA/GLERL McCormick 21 Sep 2010 Lake Erie 1 HAB done came ashore at Catawba Island on 12 Oct
UNH/CMB Goldstein/Watson 26 August 2010 Off NH 1-2 lobster larvae done recovered by Isle of Shoals crew on 2 Sept with time lapse camera!
UNH/CMB Goldstein/Watson 8 Sept 2010 Off NH 1-2 lobster larvae done one recovered from Duck Is and one with camera died north of Ptown on 8 Oct
FSU White 3 September 2010 Gulf of Mexico 1 oil spill done quit in early December near shelf edge
CFCC Shaw/Rogers and Miller/Gilliland 20 Sept and 5 Oct Gulf Stream 1 educational underway Gulf Stream and ...
MME Novak/Johnson 2 Oct Boston Harbor 1 educational done washed ashore on Wallaston Beach (Quincy) a few days later, recovered by Tom Clark, picked up by Eric Johnson's Quincy High School students, and delivered to Bill Hagar (UMASSB)
UMASSB Hagar 14 Oct Boston Harbor 1 educational done washed ashore on Lovell's Island a few days later, recovered by Andy Phelan's Dover MA boy scout troop, picked up by Eric Johnson of Quincy High School, and ...
MontereyPeninsulaCollege Hochstaeder/Sullivan 6 Nov Monterey Calif 1 educational done apparently went down in mid-December storm waves after being retained for over a month within the bay
CRM Grantham 12 Nov Ft Bragg Calif 1 educational done came ashore hours later
UMM Johnson 13 Nov off Machias Maine 1 educational done ashore hours later, apparently redeployed and hung up again
UMM Johnson 11 Dec off Machias Maine 1 educational done hung up a few times on 10th of Dec but traveled this one day before coming ashore again
SMCC Long/Tarbox 18 Nov Casco Bay 1 educational done Rachel split with Eddie on 20 Nov and came ashore
JU/CSI/ACES Ford Nov Jacksonville 1 educational planned
Quincy High Johnson 16 Dec Boston Harbor 1 educational done Landed on NW corner of Calf Island the next day



To see more detailed information on individual drifters, click on the links in the following table

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Launch Location
Date Deployed
(animation)
Deployer
(observed track
forecast dashed)

ID#
(Speed)

Drogue Depth
in meters
(google kml)
Color
(temperature)
Fate
(FVCOM forecast)
Off Washington State 19 Feb 2010 CCC 102461241 1 r died on 23 March after traveling 847 km to the north
CCC 102461242 1 b headed north and then ...
Casco Bay 7 Apr 2010 Bowdoin 104430691 1 r hung up at end of first tidal cycle
Bowdoin 104430692 1 r hung up after two tidal cycles
14 Apr 2010 Bowdoin 104430693 1 rhung up at end of first tidal cycle
Bowdoin 104430694 1 r hung up at end of second tidal cycle
16 Apr 2010 Bowdoin 104430695 1 g stop & go for multiple tidal cycles
20 April 2010 Bowdoin 104430696 1 r grounded near entrance to Lombo's Hole four tidal cycles!
Bowdoin 104430697 1 g grounded on island off Princes Point after four tidal cycles!
Off Casco Bay 4 May 2010 GOMTOX 105430691 1 r Apparently went down on Georges Bank with Hurricane Earl on Sept 4th
GOMTOX 105430692 1 r came ashore 8/11 near Canadian border
GOMTOX 105430693 1 r Apparently went down off the Scotian Shelf with Hurricane Earl on Sept 4th
1 June 2010 GOMTOX 106430691 1 r recovered 7 June 2010 and brought into land by Brian Coffin of Sebasco Estates, ME
GOMTOX 106430692 1 r recovered by Canadian Coastguard Cutter Earl Grey on about 23 July on Georges Bank margin, Captain Gary Saunders mailed back transmitter on 17 Sept
GOMTOX 106430693 1 r recovered by Lionel Atwood, a fisherman out of Clark Harbor, Nova Scotia, who sent the transmitter (327604) back via mail
6 July 2010 GOMTOX 107430691 1 r headed into Casco Bay, recovered by Dennis Tobey on Little Yarmouth Island, brought to Bethel Point Boatyard, and ...
GOMTOX 107430692 1 r "eddie" drifter brought to Shelbourne NS by fishermen south of Cape Sable in mid-Sept
16 June 2010 UNH-NASA 106430701 1 r quit north of Georges Bank on 16 July
UNH-NASA 106430702 13 b transmitter failed on 28 June but it was recovered on 30 June west of Jefferies Ledge 43.11976, 70.3538
18 Nov 2010 SMCC 100430701 1 ESN 328847 Rachel came ashore south of Cape Elizabeth about 1800Z on 20 Nov
18 Nov 2010 SMCC 100430702 1 ESN 333231 Eddie
Mass Bay 15 Apr 2010 Endicott 104420701 1 r Deployed by students on Therese Sauvageau's Lobster boat and died a few months later south of Nantucket
21 May 2010 CSCR 1054207020 1.0 b came ashore to the Manchester Harbor Master's office on 29 May
CSCR 1054207019 1.0 m reported by fishermen Jay Sahagin off Marblehead, redeployed, and then brought into the Harbor Master's office by another fishermen on 28 May
8 June 2010 CSCR 106420701 1.0 b quit on 20 June, recovered by fisherman, brought to Orleans Harbor master's office, and picked up by ...
CSCR 106420702 1.0 b started failing on 2 July off Chatham
9 June 2010 MassDMF 106410703 1.0 b came ashore 11 June at Scusset Campground and recovered by Carlene Salvaggio
MassDMF 106410704 1.0 b came ashore 11 June at Scusset Campground and recovered by Carlene Salvaggio
25 June 2010 MassDMF 106420703 1.0 MaDMF11-313293 Deployed in Salem Sound near Marblehead, drifted south to Scituate area, then drifted north and east to Pinkney's Point Nova Scotia, brought inland to Melborne Rd, decommissioned on 7 Oct 2010
MassDMF 106420704 1.0 MaDMF12-329707 redeployed by a Tuna Fishermen out of Beverly after he took it to port from 12:00 gmt 6/26 through 8:45gmt 6/27, drifted south to Scituate area, drifted north and east, brought to shore by Craig Terio, a whale watch boat captain out of Digby Neck Nova Scotia, on 10 Sept and he sent it to JiM. Battery is dead.
MassDMF 1064107010 1.0 MaDMF8-327601 failed on 3 August, recovered up on Georges Bank a few days later by Grant Moore on F/V Direction, brought into "Yachtsmen's Haven" in Fairhaven, and ...
MassDMF 1064107011 13 MaDMF9-327049 apparently lost drogue mid-CapeCod bay on 18 July, washed ashore on the tip of Cape Cod on 20 July, recovered by National Seashore ranger Colin Boeh, picked up by JiM w/temp sensor #2336805, and sent to NB office?.
MassDMF 1064107012 1 MaDMF1-319209 headed to Georges Bank and ...
1 July 2010 MassDMF 107420701 1.0 MaDMF13-327135 headed to north of P-town and ...
MassDMF 107420702 1.0 MaDMF14-322922 headed to north of P-town, recovered by Bill Syvan in Truro on 15 July, a beachwalker, and picked up by Jim Manning ...
MassDMF 107420703 13.0 MaDMF15-319050 drogued brought ashore by John Haviland on 9 July 1 mile from shore, put in John Carver's yard, and picked up by ...
MassDMF 107420704 1.0 MaDMF16-311148 came ashore on 2 July in Plymouth, reported by Anna and Kat Anderson, and picked up by someone
MassDMF 107420705 1.0 MaDMF17-363364 came ashore on 2 July in Plymouth, reported by Anna and Kat Anderson, and picked up by ...
MassDMF18 107420706 13.0 MaDMF18-327715 drogued, posssibly grounded on 8 July but apparently got up and continued flowing towards the southeast, got hung up again on 16 July until it was recovered by Bob Powers out of Sandwich MA and brought to the harbormaster
11 July MassDMF 107420707 13.0 MaDMF21-329609 looped back to the north of Thatcher Island, went aground on 14 July, recovered by Joe Correra and brought into Rockport Harbormaster on 18 July, scheduled to be picked up by Jill
MassDMF 107420708 1.0 MaDMF20-322943 came ashore on Atlantic Road in Gloucester,lost HOBO, and picked up in peices by Jill Weber but transmitter apparently still working
MassDMF 107420709 13.0 MaDMF19-318422 came ashore on Atlantic Road in Gloucester, lost HOBO,and picked up in peices by Jill Weber
31 July 2010 CSCR 1074207010 1.0 m washed up on Shags Rocks, one of the outermost Boston Harbor Islands the next day (~2100Z 1 Aug), and then apparently got underway (~1200Z 2 Aug)
CSCR 1074207011 1.0 c washed up on Middle Brewster Island the next day (~2300Z 1 Aug) and then set free by Alan Houghton (Mass DCR) (~0800 6 Aug)
6 August 2010 MassDMF 108420701 13 MaDMF28-322216 drifted into Cape Cod Bay, found by Brandon Milby of Provincetown, dropped off at PCCS and ...
MassDMF 108420702 1 MaDMF27-318456 brought to Marblehead after fishermen found it close to shore following August northeaster
26 August UNH/CMB 108430701 1 ESN 407548 recovered by Isle of Shoal folks several miles to the east before the day before the 4 Sept hurricane
UNH/CMB 108430702 1 ESN 614965 recovered by Isle of Shoal folks several miles to the east before the day before the 4 Sept hurricane
8 Sept UNH/CMB 109430701 1 ESN 407548 recovered from Duck Island after it went aground there on 20 Sep by Isle of Shoals folks
UNH/CMB 109430702 1 ESN 614965 out to sea with camera
8 Oct 2010 CSCR 100420701 1.0 ESN 333849
CSCR 100420702 1.0 ESN 362070
16 Dec 2010 CSCR 100420703 1.0 ESN 333836 washed up on beach in West Barnstable/Sandwich MA and Miles went to recover
CSCR 100420704 1.0 ESN 333849 recovered by Tom Patterson "on its side" and brought to Scituate harbormaster, Mark Patterson, on 18 Dec 2010.
Maine Coastal Current 22 Apr 2010 NOAA Salmon 104440671 1 r Deployed offshore, got caught up near Matinicus, and then either released itself or was released by lobstermen
4 May 2010 NOAA Salmon 105440671 1 r brought into Digby Nova Scotia from 1500 hrs on 13 June by Chris Hudson of Victoria Beach who said he would mail transmitter to Paul Music
NOAA Salmon 105440672 1 r underway
NOAA Salmon 105440673 1 r Picked up by a fisherman and brought to Wedgeport, Nova Scotia on 31 May by Capt Vernon Harris who will mail the instruments back
11 May 2010 NOAA Salmon 105440674 1 r took Jordon Basin Gyre, reentrained in coastal current, brought ashore near Friednship Maine on 28 August by ???
NOAA Salmon 105440675 1 r recovered by Danny Whitaker of Gouldsboro Maine on 27 May
NOAA Salmon 105440676 1 r took Jordon Basin Gyre, reentrained in coastal current, decommissioned mid-gulf on 6/20
6 June 2010 UNE 106440661 1.0 r done after 3 days came ashore in Lubec's "Baily's Mistake"
8 June 2010 UNE 106440671 1.0 g decommissioned on 30 June, recovered by Dennis Richard, a shark fisherman out of Digby. Charles will arrange for pick up or delivery to Boston.
UNE 106440672 1.0 b decommissioned on 30 June
UNE 106440681 1.0 r decommissioned on 30 June
UNE 106440682 1.0 g decommissioned on 30 June
9 June 2010 UNE 106440683 1.0 b decommissioned on 30 June
UNE 106440673 1.0 g decommissioned on 30 June
UNE 106440674 1.0 b decommissioned on 30 June
22 June UNE 106440675 1.0 g recovered 29 June and brought into Beals, ME
UNE 106440676 1.0 g recovered 29 June and brought into Beals, ME
UNE 106440677 1.0 g recovered 6/28 and brought into land
UNE 106440678 1.0 g recovered 6/29 and brought into Grand Manan
4 August UNE 108440677 ESN 332213 5m r
UNE 108440678 1 ? m Brought into land on 16 August, reported by ???, and picked up by ???
UNE 108440679 ESN 330289 5m b
UNE 1084406710 1 ? c
Penobscot Bay 3 May 2010 NOAA Salmon 105440681 1 r hungup on small island off SW corner of Vinalhaven at 0100Z 4 May
NOAA Salmon 105440682 1 r hungup for for several hours starting ~0100Z, refloated at ~0900Z on 4 May, and then beached on west coast of Green Island on 6 May
NOAA Salmon 105440683 1 r beached on northern end of Green Island 5/6
NOAA Salmon 105440684 1 r stopped transmitting 5/6 on City Point Vinalhaven
NOAA Salmon 105440685 1 r beached on Granite Island 5/6
NOAA Salmon 105440686 1 r beached on northwest end of Green Island 5/6
NOAA Salmon 105440687 1 r beached on northern end of Dyer Island 5/6
14 May NOAA Salmon 105440688 1 r recovered by Anson Norton of Criehaven and then redeployed south of the Island a few days later as 105430681; died on 29 May past Monghegan
NOAA Salmon 105440689 1 r came ashore on west coast of Matinicus on 5/16, came loose, and beached again
NOAA Salmon 1054406810 1 r Picked up by a fishermen and brought into Five Islands, ME on 28 May
NOAA Salmon 1054406811 1 r recovered by Eric Waterman (Buzzy's sternman) on 18 May and brought to mainland
NOAA Salmon 1054406812 1 r
NOAA Salmon 1054406813 1 r died or decommissioned 7/19 near Digby
21 May NOAA Salmon 105430681 1 r 105440688 redeployed south of Criehaven by Anson Norton as 105430681
off Merrimack River 7 May 2010 UMASSDCEFM 105420701-A 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 105420702-B 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 105420703-AI 0.3 b done
UMASSDCEFM 105420702-D 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 105420705-E 0.3 m done
UMASSDCEFM 105420706-F 0.3 y done
UMASSDCEFM 105420707-G 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 105420708-H 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 105420709-I 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207010-J 0.3 b done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207011-K 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207012-L 0.3 m done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207013-M 0.3 y done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207014-N 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207016-P 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207017-Q 0.3 b done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207018-R 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207021-U 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207022-V 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207023-W 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207024-X 0.3 b done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207025-Y 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207026-Z 0.3 c done
11 May 2010 UMASSDCEFM 1054207030-A2 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207031-A 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207032-B 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207033-T 0.3 b done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207034-S 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207035-E 0.3 m done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207036-F 0.3 y done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207037-G 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207038-H 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207039-I 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207040-J 0.3 b done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207041-K 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207042-L 0.3 m done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207043-M 0.3 y done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207044-N 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207045-P 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207046-Q 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207047-R 0.3 b This deployment produced a single fix. There is no possible way to calculate velocity.
UMASSDCEFM 1054207048-U 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207049-V 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207050-W 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207051-X 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207052-Y 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207053-Z 0.3 b done
13 May UMASSDCEFM 1054207054-A2 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207055-A 0.3 m done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207056-B 0.3 y done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207057-T 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207058-S 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207059-E 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207060-F 0.3 b done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207061-G 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207062-H 0.3 m done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207063-I 0.3 y done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207064-J 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207065-K 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207066-L 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207067-M 0.3 b done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207068-N 0.3 c done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207069-P 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207070-Q 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207071-U 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207072-V 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207073-W 0.3 k done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207074-X 0.3 r done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207075-Y 0.3 g done
UMASSDCEFM 1054207076-Rachel 1.0 g caught in plumes eddy and ...
UMASSDCEFM 1054207077-Rachel 1.0 g came ashore the next morning at 1300 GMT
14 May UMASSDCEFM 1054207078-A2 0.3 c turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207079-A 0.3 m turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207080-B 0.3 y turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207081-T 0.3 k beached
UMASSDCEFM 1054207082-S 0.3 r turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207083-E 0.3 g turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207084-F 0.3 b turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207085-G 0.3 c turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207086-H 0.3 m beached
UMASSDCEFM 1054207087-I 0.3 y turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207088-J 0.3 k turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207089-K 0.3 k turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207090-L 0.3 g turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207091-M 0.3 b turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207092-N 0.3 c turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207093-P 0.3 k turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207094-Q 0.3 k got away from the rocks and ended up in Manchester Mass on 5/22, recovered by Dan McDonald
UMASSDCEFM 1054207095-U 0.3 r turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207096-V 0.3 g turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207097-W 0.3 k beached
UMASSDCEFM 1054207098-X 0.3 r turned north
UMASSDCEFM 1054207099-Y 0.3 g beached
off West Coast 10 May 2010 Redwoods CC 105391231 1.0 r died off Mexico in mid-July
6 Nov 2010 Monterey Peninsula College 100361211 1.0 r apparently went down in mid-Decmeber storm waves
12 Nov 2010 Redwoods CC 100391231 1.0 r
St Lawrence 18 May 2010 ASF 105470641 1.0 r Washed up on PEI (near bridge) on 5 July
ASF 105470642 1.0 g Washed up on western side on about 26 June
ASF 105470643 1.0 b Washed up on northern tip of PEI on about 26 June
30 May 2010 ASF 105470644 1.0 r started failing on 29 June and ...
ASF 105470645 1.0 g died in late July near St Lawrence channel
ASF 105470646 1.0 b recovered 24 hours into its drift and brought into Petite Riviere-de-lle
Buzzards Bay/Vineyard Sound 19 May 2010 MMA 105410701 1.0 m ashore after on Wing's Neck in Falmouth during first tide
1 June 2010 MMA 106410701 1.0 m dissappeared after 4-5 hours
2 June 2010 OceanQuest 106410702 1.0 m wooden-mast prototype test started failing after 5 days
11 June 2010 OceanQuest 106410705 1.0 m fence-post mast prototype test, headed up the bay and washed ashore at southend of the canal
22 June 2010 Mass DMF 106410711 and 106410713 13.0 MaDMF3-327135 Brought in by Ned from Watchoutfish.com in Westport on 26 June. Split into two sperate ID's(106410711 and 106410713)
Mass DMF 106410712 1.0 MaDMF7 Apparently went down on Georges Bank with Hurricane Earl on Sept 4th
Mass DMF 106410706 1.0 MaDMF4-319260 Picked up from John Levis's vacation home in N Falmouth by JiM on 26 June
Mass DMF 106410707 1.0 MaDMF5 came ashore in N Falmouth on 25 June and recovered by Shawn Wolff
Mass DMF 106410708 1.0 c stopped transmitting on 23 June near Cuttyhunk, apparently run down, brought to Tiverton by Steve Bosquet with a few missing buoys, recovered by Derek Perry
24 June 2010 Patriot Party Boats 1064107 1.0 r suddenly went silent 3-days later
16 July 2010 Mass DMF 107410701 1.0 MaDMF22-311148 ashore on Naushon the next day, recovered by recreational fisherman, Tuck Hiatchi, and picked up by JiM.
Mass DMF 107410702 1.0 MaDMF23-363634 ahore on Black Beach in West Falmouth the next day, recovered up by summer resident John Crowell, and pickup up by JiM.
Mass DMF 107410703 1.0 MaDMF24-319260 ashore near Robinson's hole after two days and recovered by Steve Wilcox on 19 July
Mass DMF 107410704 1.0 MaDMF25-332493 southeast of Block Island by end of July, came back to land at Watch Hill RI on 16 August, and picked up by Steve Wilcox
Mass DMF 107410705 1.0 MaDMF26-333796 Recovered by USCG with drogue attached and brought to Otis Air Force
Gulf of Mexico 4 June 2010 DISL 106290881 1.0 r died in late August south of the Delta
DISL 106290882 1.0 g died in late August southwest of the Delta
DISL 106290883 1.0 b washed up on the Breton National Wildlife Refuge on 30 June
DISL 106290884 1.0 r died in early August southwest of the Delta
DISL 106290885 1.0 g went into Chandeleur Sound and out again, started to die in early September
DISL 106290886 1.0 b washed up on the Breton National Wildlife Refuge on 30 June
18 June 2010 ENDEAVOR 106270851 1.0 r died on 11 July
ENDEAVOR 106270852 1.0 g died on 7 July
ENDEAVOR 106280851 1.0 b died in early August near blowout site
ENDEAVOR 106280871 1.0 r went silent on 27 June when it neared the well site
24 June 2010 USF 106260841 1.0 b started to die in early September
USF 106260842 1.0 b went silent on 6 July
29 June 2010 DELAWARE 106250841 1.0 r headed up to South Atlantic Bight in August, oscillated alongshelf, and ...
1 July 2010 DELAWARE 107260861 1.0 r caught in loop eddy, moved to the middle of the Gulf by September, and ...
2 July 2010 DELAWARE 107270861 1.0 r Gulf Stream to North Atlantic
4 July 2010 DELAWARE 107280861 1.0 r silent on 8 July, picked up by a fisherman on 5 August, brought to Turkey Point Marine Lab in Florida, redeployed by USF as "109290841"
1 July 2010 AOML 107260821 1.0 r short lived, died after fisherman called about it
2 July 2010 AOML 107250811 1.0 b short lived?
17 August 2010 AOML 108240811 1.0 ESN 318637 into Gulf Stream, came shore on Broad Key on 26 August, brought to Miami by fishermen on 1 Sept, picked up by Libby Johns at AOML on ??, and ...
19 August 2010 AOML 108250811 1.0 ESN 314290 retained for weeks and ...
3 Sept 2010 FSU 109290841 1.0 ESN 328837
12 Sept 2010 DISL 109290881 1.0 329725 recovered by Bill Kappel of Coastal Environments Inc in St Bernard Parish New Orleans
DISL 109290882 1.0 330294 failed 1 day after deployment?
DISL 109290883 1.0 330205 done
DISL 109290884 1.0 319226 done
DISL 109290885 1.0 309689 done
13 Oct 2010 AOML 100240811 1.0 ESN 318637 started south of Key West but looks to be unhealthy (frequent misses)
Narragansett Bay 15 July 2010 BCC 107410711 1.0 r Washed up on 16 July on southern shore of Mt Hope Bay
20 July 2010 BCC 107410712 1.0 r Washed up on 21 July on penisula west of power plant & recovered by the Fall River Harbor master
Block Island Sound 20 August 2010 BCC 108410711 1.0 r
27 August 2010 BCC 108410712 1 ESN 361081
Narraguagus Bay 21 July 2010 UNE 107440671 1.0 r Washed up hours later
UNE 107440672 1.0 r Washed up the next morning
Machias Bay 13 Nov 2010 UMM 100440671 1.0 r Washed up hours later, apparently released and hung up again, to include only first track
Bay of Fundy 5 Aug 2010 GOMTOX 108440671 13 r Apparently lost its drogue soon after deployment, washed up on Campabello Island on 24 August, recovered by Jason Mitchell of Wilson's Beach who may be sending the transmitter in the mail.
GOMTOX 108440672 13 g washed up on the end of Haggerty Cove Road a few towns SE of St. Johns and picked up by Randy Losier at the St Andrews Bio Station without drogue on 19 August
GOMTOX 108440673 13 b escaped bay, entered EMCC, recovered by a mariner on 11 August near Machias Seal Island Bird Sanctuary, brought inland of Seal Cove, and ...
GOMTOX 108440674 13 m found underway off Haggerty's cove and picked up by Randy Losier at the St Andrews Bio Station on 19 Aug without drogue
GOMTOX 108440675 13 c washed up west of Haggerty's Cove (SW of St. Johns) and picked up by Randy Losier at the St Andrews Bio Station without drogue on 18 August
GOMTOX 108440676 13 y Recovered without drogue by Bradley Small off the coast of Maces Bay, New Brunwick on 13 August
Lake Eerie 9 Aug 2010 NOAA-GLERL 108410831 1 r east, west, back to the east,
NOAA-GLERL 108410832 1 m suddenly went episodic in early September
NOAA-GLERL 108410833 1 m east, west, back to the east
21 Sep 2010 NOAA-GLERL 109410831 1 ESN 325690
Gulf Stream 20 Sep 2010 CFCC 109330761 1 esn 362066
5 Oct 2010 CFCC 100350751 1 ESN 362063
Boston Harbor 2 Oct 2010 Mass Marine Educators 100420711 1 ESN 333846 washed ashore on Wallaston Beach (Quincy) a few days later, recovered by Tom Clark, picked up by Eric Johnson's Quincy High School students, and ....
14 Oct 2010 UMASS-B 100420712 1 ESN 333846 washed ashore on Lovell's Island a few days later, recovered by Andy Phelan's Dover MA boy scout troop, picked up by Eric Johnson of Quincy High School, and ....
16 Dec 2010 Quincy High 100420705 1 ESN 333846 washed up on "Calf Island" the next day (apparently damaged in surf as it stopped consistent transmitting)

Note: All units were made by marine science students at the Southern Maine Community College. While most are standard "surface drifters" marking only the top 1-meter of the water column, some units have 6m by 0.6m subsurface drogues centered at 15m below the surface. For details, call 508-495-2211 or email james.manning@noaa.gov.