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Summary for Field Activity Number 1978-001-FA

Alternate Leg ID: OC 38

Area of Operations: Middle Atlantic Bight, Georges Bank, New Jersey Continental Shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: January 19, 1978 to January 26, 1978

Objectives: Retrieve 2 tripods and 1 current mooring; deploy 4 tripods and 3 current moorings; and conduct XBT and CTD observations as weather and time permit.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived: Time series data
Grain size analysis

Summary: Moorings recovered: 3 (#135, 136 and 137 all deployed FA 77032 ADVANCE II Sep. 7-23, 1977). Tripods deployed: 4 (#138, 139, 140, and 141 all recovered FA 78010 OCEANUS 45 May 10-18, 1978). Current Moorings deployed: 3 (#144, 145, and 146 all recovered FA 78010 OCEANUS 45 May 10-18, 1978). Surface salinity samples: 130; XBT: 96; CTD: 31; Surface grabs samples: 6 (USGS stations 4700-4705).

USGS Project Number: EA-PO

Contact: Brad Butman (

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Map of field activity boundary.

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