Other ID: OC 38
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Retrieve 2 tripods and 1 current mooring; deploy 4 tripods and 3 current moorings; and conduct XBT and CTD observations as weather and time permit.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 1978-01-19
End Date: 1978-01-26
Equipment Used: Loran-C, Camera- deep sea, Bottom platform
Information to be Derived: Time series data;Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 3 (#135, 136 and 137 all deployed FA 77032 ADVANCE II Sep. 7-23, 1977). Tripods deployed: 4 (#138, 139, 140, and 141 all recovered FA 78010 OCEANUS 45 May 10-18, 1978). Current Moorings deployed: 3 (#144, 145, and 146 all recovered FA 78010 OCEANUS 45 May 10-18, 1978). Surface salinity samples: 130; XBT: 96; CTD: 31; Surface grabs samples: 6 (USGS stations 4700-4705).
Staff: Bradford Butman, Sandra Conley, Stephanie Pfirman, William J. Strahle, John West, Marlene Noble
Nicholas (Nick) Lefteriou
Gary Prisby; Andrew Eliason - Eliason Data Services
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman - Chief Scientist, Sandra Conley, Ann Grinder, Nicholas (Nick) Lefteriou, Marlene Noble, Stephanie Pfirman, Gary Prisby, William Strahle, John West.
Project = Sediment Dynamics, Sediment Dynamics
Middle Atlantic Bight, Georges Bank, New Jersey Continental Shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 41.4||South: 38.4||West: -74||East: -67.3|
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)||Chief Scientist's daily log of ship movement, equipment and data acquisition notes, station locations for equipment, surface salinity, XBT, CTD, and surface grab samples. Includes a trackmap.|
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Camera- deep sea||---||Photo||1978-001-FA-PH-001 (film collection of TRIPOD 141; 19780122-19780514)|
|Bottom platform||---||Mooring (physical oceanography)||1978-001-FA-OM-002 (MAB mooring data)|
1978-001-FA-OM-001 (Georges Bank Sediment mooring data)