Other ID: OC 20
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Nantucket Shoals, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Affiliate Investigator(s): John Milliman - WHOI
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy moorings 124 and 125 near the ARGO MERCHANT and on Georges Bank respectively.
Start Date: 1976-12-28
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1976-12-29
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This is a WHOI cruise which deployed moorings 124 and 125 while collecting samples to delineate the ARGO MERCHANT oil spill. No WHSC personnel participated in field work. Moorings deployed: 2 (#124 and 125 recovered FA 77009 WHITEFOOT Mar. 3 - Apr. 17, 1977).
Notes: Project = ARGO MERCHANT oil spill, ARGO MERCHANT oil spill