Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Oceanography Branch

Drifter Project

We appreciate your interest.  If the links below do not provide the information you need, feel free to call Erin at  the Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation ( 207-985-8088) or Jim at the Woods Hole NOAA lab (508-495-2211).  This page is actively under development.  While this project is far from over, the final report to the funding agency has been submitted (see pdf).

Contents below:

Lobstermen involved
General Info
How to overlay drifters tracks on other variables...
Observations thus far
Analysis thus far

Lobstermen involved include, for example:
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Sooky Sawyer (Gloucester, Ma.) Ed Hunt and son Ken (Phippsburg, Me)
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Stevie Robbins III (Stonington) Nick Lemieux and Jeremy Cates (Cutler, Me)
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Proctor Wells (Sebasco, Me) Billy Souza and son Joey (Truro, Ma)

General Info:


How to overlay drifter tracks...two options in development

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