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Field Activity Details for field activity 1976-050-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Phil Shea

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy and recover mooring #112 nearby SEDCO-J semi-submersible COST oil rig on Georges Bank.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1976-05-21

End Date: 1976-05-26

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed and recovered: 1 (#112).

Staff: Phil Shea

Affiliate Staff:



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

North: 40.89828997 South: 40.67924788 West: -67.5335636 East: -67.259313


photo of Sedco-J



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1976-050-FA-OM-001 (Georges Bank Sediment mooring data)

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