Other ID: none
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: Recover 2 tripods off the Georgia-South Carolina continental shelf at Site A (#142) and Site C (#143); deploy 1 tripod (#147, Site A).
Start Date: 1978-04-10
End Date: 1978-04-15
Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Bottom platform
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 2 (#142 and 143 deployed FA 78002 OCEANUS 39 Feb. 2-6, 1978). Moorings deployed: 1 (#147 recovered FA 78018 WHITEFOOT Jul. 13, 1978).
Staff: William J. Strahle
USGS-Corpus Christi: John West
Notes: No post-cruise report found; information derived from mooring log.
Georgia shelf, South Carolina shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 32.60853098||South: 31.10677555||West: -80.23804301||East: -78.6126709|
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.
Popenoe, P., 1981, A summary of environmental geologic studies on the southeastern United States Atlantic outer continental shelf, 1977-1978: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report (81-583), 45 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr81583.