Other ID: OC 20
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Affiliate Investigator(s): John Milliman - WHOI
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy moorings 124 and 125 near the ARGO MERCHANT and on Georges Bank respectively.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 1976-12-28
End Date: 1976-12-29
Equipment Used: Bottom platform
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This is a WHOI cruise which deployed moorings 124 and 125 while collecting samples to delineate the ARGO MERCHANT oil spill. No WHSC personnel participated in field work. Moorings deployed: 2 (#124 and 125 recovered FA 77009 WHITEFOOT Mar. 3 - Apr. 17, 1977).
John Vermersch - WHOI
Notes: Project = ARGO MERCHANT oil spill, ARGO MERCHANT oil spill
Nantucket Shoals, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 40.73743047||South: 40.59645956||West: -70.05782343||East: -69.88922414|
Moody, J.A., and Butman, B., 1980, Semidiurnal bottom pressure and tidal currents on Georges Bank and in the Mid-Atlantic Bight: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-1137, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr801137.
Moody, J.A., Butman, B., Beardsley, R.C., Brown, W.S., Daifuku, P., Irish, J.D., Mayer, D.A., Mofjeld, H.O., Petrie, B., Ramp, S., Smith, P., and Wright, W.R., 1984, Atlas of tidal elevation and current observations on the Northeast American continental shelf and slope: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1611, https://doi.org/10.3133/b1611.
|Cruise report||(document not focused on specific equipment)||Information about water samples collected for oil analyses. No latitudes and longitudes for station locations are provided.|
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Bottom platform||---||Mooring (physical oceanography)||1976-049-FA-OM-001 (Georges Bank Sediment mooring data)|