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Summary for Field Activity Number 1976-049-FA

Alternate Leg ID: OC 20

Area of Operations: Nantucket Shoals, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: December 28, 1976 to December 29, 1976

Objectives: Deploy moorings 124 and 125 near the ARGO MERCHANT and on Georges Bank respectively.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data
Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis
Suspended sediment concentrations

Summary: This is a WHOI cruise which deployed moorings 124 and 125 while collecting samples to delineate the ARGO MERCHANT oil spill. No WHSC personnel participated in field work. Moorings deployed: 2 (#124 and 125 recovered FA 77009 WHITEFOOT Mar. 3 - Apr. 17, 1977).

USGS Project Number: ARGO MERCHANT

Contact: John Milliman ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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