Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: March 27, 1979 to March 29, 1979
Chief scientist: Brad Butman
Objectives: This OCEANUS cruise was part of a continuing study of currents and sediment transport on the U.S. east coast continental shelf. The purpose of the cruise was to deploy one tripod (#174), one subsurface current mooring (#175) and one surface buoy; to grapple for a dragged current mooring (#161); to obtain grab samples; and to conduct hydrographic (temperature-XBT) observations.
Type of Activity:
Information to be derived: Time series data;
Summary: Moorings deployed: 2 (#174 and 175, both recovered FA 79021 OCEANUS 67 Aug. 6-13, 1979). Mooring recovered: part (#161 deployed FA 78031 ATLANTIS II 103, Sep. 28 - Oct. 5, 1978; only anchor and release were recovered, not current meter).
Contact: Brad Butman (email@example.com)
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