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Field Activity Details for field activity 1976-010-FA

Other ID: OC 4

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert C. Beardsley - WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover WHOI engineering mooring. Conduct PGR survey around moorings in NSF array. Test Plessey CTD and XCTDs. Collect XBT and CTD data around moorings.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 1976-04-15

End Date: 1976-04-18

Equipment Used: Echosounder, XBT, Plessey CTD, XCTD

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered WHOI engineering mooring. PGR data: 926 km; XBTs: 31; CTDs: 13; XCTDs: 5.

Staff: Bradford Butman, Marlene Noble

Affiliate Staff:
Andrew Eliason
Robert C. Beardsley - WHOI
John Vermersch - WHOI
George Tupper - WHOI Buoy Group
Peter Clay - WHOI Buoy Group

Project = Physical Oceanography of the outer Mid-Atlantic Bight, Physical Oceanography of the outer Mid-Atlantic Bight


Middle Atlantic Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.5 South: 39.25 West: -72 East: -69


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
Plessey CTD --- CTD
XBT --- Temperature

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