Other ID: OC 39, Leg I
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 2 tripods (#142 and 143) on the Georgia shelf, conduct CTD and XBT observations, and collect bottom grabs #4706-4708 along the Atlantic continental shelf.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Savannah, GA
Start Date: 1978-02-02
End Date: 1978-02-06
Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Camera- deep sea
Information to be Derived: Time series data;Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#142 and 143, both recovered FA 78009 ISELIN Apr. 10-15, 1978). XBT: 80; CTD: 15; Surface grab samples: 3 (#4706-4708).
Staff: Bradford Butman, Elizabeth Coward, Charles E. Deadmon, Alan Goodman, Frank W. Jennings, Stephanie Pfirman, Peter Popenoe, John West
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman - Chief Scientist, Elizabeth (Betsy) Coward, Charles Deadmon, Alan Goodman, Frank Jennings, Nicholas (Nick) Lefteriou, Stephanie Pfirman, Peter Popenoe, Gary Prisby, John West.
Atlantic continental shelf, south Atlantic bight, Georgia, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Gelfenbaum, G., and Noble, M., 1993, Significant bed elevation changes related to Gulf Stream dynamics on the South Carolina continental shelf: Continental Shelf Research, v. 13 no. 4, doi: 10.1016/0278-4343(93)90057-5.
Noble, M.A., and Gelfenbaum, G.R., 1992, Seasonal fluctuations in sea level on the South Carolina shelf and their relationship to the Gulf Stream: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, v. 97 no. C6, URL: http://europa.agu.org/?view=article&uri=/journals/jc/92JC00811.xml&t=noble.