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Summary Information for Field Activity 1978-010-FA

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

Dates: May 10, 1978 to May 18, 1978

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

Objectives: Recover 4 tripods (#138, 139, 140, and 141) and 3 current moorings (#144, 145, and 146); deploy 2 tripods (#148 and 149) and 2 current moorings (#150 and 151); repair/replace surface marker buoys and lights as necessary; obtain piston and hydrostatically damped cores from Mud Patch south of Martha's Vineyard; and collect CTD, XBT and suspended sediment samples.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived:

Summary: Moorings deployed: 4 (#148,149,150, and 151, recovered FA 78031 ATLANTIS II 103 Sep. 28 - Oct. 5, 1978). Moorings recovered: 7 (#138, 139, 140, 141, 144, 145, and 146, all deployed FA 78001 OCEANUS 38 Jan. 19-26, 1978). XBT: 80; CTD/transmissions: 58; Surface salinity samples: 121; Surface grab samples: 6; Piston cores: 5; Hydrostatically damped cores: 5.

Contact: Brad Butman (

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