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Summary for Field Activity Number 1976-008-FA

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

Dates: Mar 29, 1976 to Mar 31, 1976

Objectives: The objective of the HORNBEAM cruise was to deploy current meter moorings (#107, 109 and 110) at three locations on Georges Bank. A total of 3 surface markers and 2 subsurface moorings were deployed with 5 VACMs and two pressure-temperature gauges.

Type of Activity: Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data

Summary: Moorings deployed: 3 (#107,109 and 110 all recovered FA 76031 OCEANUS 13 Aug. 12-24, 1976). XBTs: 18.

USGS Project Number: EA-PO

Contact: Brad Butman (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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