Other ID: OC 45
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Georges Bank, Middle Atlantic continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover 4 tripods (#138, 139, 140, and 141) and 3 current moorings (#144, 145, and 146); deploy 2 tripods (#148 and 149) and 2 current moorings (#150 and 151); repair/replace surface marker buoys and lights as necessary; obtain piston and hydrostatically damped cores from Mud Patch south of Martha's Vineyard; and collect CTD, XBT and suspended sediment samples.
Start Date: 1978-05-10
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1978-05-18
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Bottom tripod, CTD, Camera- deep sea, Northstar 6000 LORAN-C
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 4 (#148,149,150, and 151, recovered FA 78031 ATLANTIS II 103 Sep. 28 - Oct. 5, 1978). Moorings recovered: 7 (#138, 139, 140, 141, 144, 145, and 146, all deployed FA 78001 OCEANUS 38 Jan. 19-26, 1978). XBT: 80; CTD/transmissions: 58; Surface salinity samples: 121; Surface grab samples: 6; Piston cores: 5; Hydrostatically damped cores: 5.
Staff: Michael Bothner, Bradford Butman, Sally Needell, Carol M. Parmenter, Stephanie Pfirman, Richard Rendigs, John West
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman - Chief Scientist; Mike Bothner, Carol Parmenter, Stephanie Pfirman, Gary Prisby, Richard Rendigs, Nora Thom, John West, Sally Wood.