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Summary Information for Field Activity 1978-002-FA

Area of Operations: Atlantic continental shelf, south Atlantic bight, Georgia, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 02, 1978 to February 06, 1978

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

Objectives: 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.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived: Time series data;Grain size analysis;

Summary: 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).

Contact: Brad Butman (bbutman@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-39-78-NA. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
OCEANUS

Publications resulting from these data

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: p. 385-405. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/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: p. 9521-9529. (Also available at http://europa.agu.org/?view=article&uri=/journals/jc/92JC00811.xml&t=noble)

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