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U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Data Collection

ARGO MERCHANT EXPERIMENT

Description: A moored array deployed after the ARGO MERCHANT ran aground on Nantucket Shoals designed to help understand the fate of the spilled oil

Duration: January 1976 - March 1977

USGS Principal Investigator: B. Butman

Publications:

Field Activity Reports: 1976-048-FA

Revision History:

  • Original data publication prior to 2006

Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:

Butman, Bradford, Lightsom, F.L., Oceanographic Measurements-- Nantucket Shoals, Massachusetts, 1976-1977: U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/argo_merchant.html.


Data Access

table imageCatalog of Data

Catalog of Data Averaged to Hourly

Data Access via THREDDS (EPIC)

Data Access via THREDDS (CF)

Station Locations


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For more detail about the measurements collected at each site, browse ARGO_MERCHANT.kml, (using Google Earth).

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