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Summary Information for Field Activity 1978-009-FA

Area of Operations: Georgia shelf, South Carolina shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 10, 1978 to April 15, 1978

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

Objectives: Recover 2 tripods off the Georgia-South Carolina continental shelf at Site A (#142) and Site C (#143); deploy 1 tripod (#147, Site A).

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: 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).

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier I-9-78-SR. Visit this site for more information.

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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

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

Data Types and Locations:

LogsOceanographic Measurements

SAB mooring data



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