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Summary Information for Field Activity 1976-047-FA

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

Dates: December 03, 1976 to December 10, 1976

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

Objectives: Recover 3 and deploy 3 tripods and floats to monitor sediment transport; obtain XBTs to position the shelf-slope water front; collect water samples for suspended sediment analyses.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary: Tripod #116 was dragged 4 miles and damaged approximately 6 days after deployment; however, some good data were obtained. See cruise report for full description. Deployed: 1 current meter (#118 recovered FA 77023 OCEANUS 29 July 6-13, 1977); Deployed: 2 tripods (#119 and 120 both recovered FA 77009 WHITEFOOT March 8 - Apr. 17, 1977); Recovered: 1 current meter (#115 deployed FA 76031 OCEANUS 13 Aug. 12-24, 1976); Recovered: 2 tripods (#116 and 117 both deployed FA 76044 WHITEFOOT Oct. 26-31, 1976); XBT profiles: 83; Transmissometer profiles: 22; Water samples (salinity): 95; Water samples (suspended matter): 65.

Contact: Brad Butman (bbutman@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-17-76-NE. Visit this site for more information.

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