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CURRENT AND SEDIMENT TRANSPORT STUDIES ON GEORGES BANK



Description: A series of studies to assess environmental hazards to petroleum development in the Georges Bank and New England Shelf region. Long-term observations of currents and near-bottom processes to document the frequency and processes of near-bottom sediment transport along the U.S. east coast continental margin.

Duration: 1975-1984

USGS PIs: B. Butman and M. Noble

Collaborators: Bureau of Land Management (now Minerals Management Service)

Publications:

Field Activity Reports: 1975-004-FA, 1975-015-FA, 1975-020-FA, 1975-031-FA, 1976-006-FA, 1976-008-FA, 1976-031-FA, 1976-049-FA, 1976-050-FA, 1977-009-FA, 1977-032-FA, 1978-001-FA, 1978-010-FA, 1978-031-FA, 1978-035-FA, 1979-004-FA, 1979-021-FA, 1979-035-FA, 1979-037-FA, 1980-001-FA, 1980-009-FA, 1980-030-FA, 1980-034-FA, 1982-011-FA, 1982-015-FA


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