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Field Activity Details for field activity 1975-020-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: The cruise objective was to deploy one surface mooring (#GBK2, #102) and one intermediate mooring (#GBK3) in support of research on the low frequency variability of the region for the USGS.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1975-09-16

End Date: 1975-09-18

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Ship track: 320 nm; Moorings deployed: 1 (#102, recovered FA 76006 HORNBEAM Mar. 8-13, 1976).


Affiliate Staff:
John Vermersch (MIT)
C. Flagg (MIT)



southwestern Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.5 South: 41 West: -71 East: -67.25


photo of Hornbeam



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1975-020-FA-OM-001 ( Georges Bank Sediment mooring data)

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