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Summary for Field Activity Number 1978-002-FA

Alternate Leg ID: OC 39, Leg I

Area of Operations: Atlantic continental shelf, south Atlantic bight, Georgia, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 02, 1978 to February 06, 1978

Objectives: Deploy 2 tripods (#142 and 143) on the Georgia shelf, conduct CTD and XBT observations, and collect bottom grabs #4706-4708 along the Atlantic continental shelf.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived: Time series data
Grain size analysis

Summary: Moorings deployed: 2 (#142 and 143, both recovered FA 78009 ISELIN Apr. 10-15, 1978). XBT: 80; CTD: 15; Surface grab samples: 3 (#4706-4708).

USGS Project Number: EA-PO

Contact: Brad Butman (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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