Other ID: OC 39, Leg I
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 2 tripods (#142 and 143) on the Georgia shelf, conduct CTD and XBT observations, and collect bottom grabs #4706-4708 along the Atlantic continental shelf.
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: Savannah, GA
Start Date: 1978-02-02
End Date: 1978-02-06
Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Bottom platform
Information to be Derived: Time series data;Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#142 and 143, both recovered FA 78009 ISELIN Apr. 10-15, 1978). XBT: 80; CTD: 15; Surface grab samples: 3 (#4706-4708).
Staff: Bradford Butman, Elizabeth Coward, Charles E. Deadmon, Alan Goodman, Frank W. Jennings, Stephanie Pfirman, Peter Popenoe, John West
Nicholas (Nick) Lefteriou
Gary Prisby; Andrew Eliason - Eliason Data Services
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman - Chief Scientist, Elizabeth (Betsy) Coward, Charles Deadmon, Alan Goodman, Frank Jennings, Nicholas (Nick) Lefteriou, Stephanie Pfirman, Peter Popenoe, Gary Prisby, John West.
Project = Sediment Dynamics, Sediment Dynamics
Atlantic continental shelf, south Atlantic bight, Georgia, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 41.6||South: 31||West: -81||East: -70.75|
Gelfenbaum, G., and Noble, M., 1993, Significant bed elevation changes related to Gulf Stream dynamics on the South Carolina continental shelf: Continental Shelf Research, v. 13 no. 4, doi: 10.1016/0278-4343(93)90057-5.
Noble, M.A., and Gelfenbaum, G.R., 1992, Seasonal fluctuations in sea level on the South Carolina shelf and their relationship to the Gulf Stream: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, v. 97 no. C6, URL: http://europa.agu.org/?view=article&uri=/journals/jc/92JC00811.xml&t=noble.