USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1976-019-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Middle Atlantic Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 2 tripods (Sue #113, Debbie #114) to study sediment transport, and relight surface buoys.


Start Date: 1976-06-14

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1976-06-17

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deployed tripods: 2 (#113 SUE and #114 DEBBIE, both recovered FA 76024 ATLANTIC TWIN July 7-14, 1976).

Staff: Bradford Butman, Peter Johnson

Affiliate Staff:


Location Map:


photo of Whitefoot


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1976-019-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 114; 19760616-19760410)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1976-019-FA-OM-001 ( MAB mooring data)