Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: December 04, 1975 to December 06, 1975
Objectives: Replace instruments on moorings GBK2 and GBK3 and inspect mooring hardware.
Type of Activity: Mooring work
Information to be derived: Time series data
Summary: Replaced VACM (102) on GBK2; 1/2 in. chain showed no wear since deployment in September from USCGC HORNBEAM. Attempted to recover mooring GBK3 at the same site, but high swells strained hauling equipment so recovery attempt was aborted. Mooring was redeployed at its original position (40d51minN, 67d25minW).
USGS Project Number: EA-PO
Contact: Brad Butman (firstname.lastname@example.org)