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Summary Information for Field Activity 1975-031-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: December 04, 1975 to December 06, 1975

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

   John Vermersch - MIT

Objectives: Replace instruments on moorings GBK2 and GBK3 and inspect mooring hardware.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Replaced VACM (102) on GBK2; 1/2 in. chain showed no wear since deployment in September from USCGC HORNBEAM. Attempted to recover mooring GBK3 at the same site, but high swells strained hauling equipment so recovery attempt was aborted. Mooring was redeployed at its original position (40d51minN, 67d25minW).

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier W-3-75-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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