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Summary for Field Activity Number 1985-024-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 85G-07-3

Area of Operations: Rodgers Pass, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 24, 1985 to July 26, 1985

Objectives: Deploy a single-current meter mooring (#301) in Rodgers Pass, in the sill between Georges Basin and Wilkinson Basin. The mooring will monitor the seasonal flow of slope water between these two basins and will complement measurements by D. Brooks (TAMU) in Wilkinson Basin.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping
Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data
Bathymetric Maps

Summary: XBT Stations: 20; Mooring deployed: 1 (#301 recovered FA 86011 EDWIN LINK Jul. 20 - Aug. 1, 1986, with FA 86012 MARY LOUISE Jul. 20-22, 1986).

USGS Project Number: SED DYN

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier G-3-85-GU. Visit this site for more information.

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Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Paper seismic/sidescan bottom profiles:

Inventory #LinesFolderStart TimeEnd TimeProfile TypeRemarks
01934XBT-1-XBT-20 00109:55 07/25/198519:44 07/25/1985 12K- BATHY&XBT
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