Other ID: OC 38
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Middle Atlantic Bight, Georges Bank, New Jersey Continental Shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Retrieve 2 tripods and 1 current mooring; deploy 4 tripods and 3 current moorings; and conduct XBT and CTD observations as weather and time permit.
Start Date: 1978-01-19
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1978-01-26
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Loran-C, Camera- deep sea, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data;Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 3 (#135, 136 and 137 all deployed FA 77032 ADVANCE II Sep. 7-23, 1977). Tripods deployed: 4 (#138, 139, 140, and 141 all recovered FA 78010 OCEANUS 45 May 10-18, 1978). Current Moorings deployed: 3 (#144, 145, and 146 all recovered FA 78010 OCEANUS 45 May 10-18, 1978). Surface salinity samples: 130; XBT: 96; CTD: 31; Surface grabs samples: 6 (USGS stations 4700-4705).
Staff: Bradford Butman, Sandra Conley, Stephanie Pfirman, William J. Strahle, John West, Marlene Noble
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman - Chief Scientist, Sandra Conley, Ann Grinder, Nicholas (Nick) Lefteriou, Marlene Noble, Stephanie Pfirman, Gary Prisby, William Strahle, John West.