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Summary Information for Field Activity 1976-019-FA

Area of Operations: Middle Atlantic Bight, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 14, 1976 to June 17, 1976

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

Objectives: Deploy 2 tripods (Sue #113, Debbie #114) to study sediment transport, and relight surface buoys.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Deployed tripods: 2 (#113 SUE and #114 DEBBIE, both recovered FA 76024 ATLANTIC TWIN July 7-14, 1976).

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier W-2-76-MC. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Butman, Bradford, Noble, Marlene, and Folger, David W.,1979, Long-term observations of bottom current and bottom sediment movement on the mid-Atlantic continental shelf: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 84, no. C3: p. 1187-1205. (Also available at

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