Other ID: OC 38
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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 Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 1978-01-19
End Date: 1978-01-26
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Loran-C, Camera- deep sea, Bottom platform
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, Marlene Noble, Stephanie Pfirman, William J. Strahle, John West
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.
Middle Atlantic Bight, Georges Bank, New Jersey Continental Shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic;