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.
USGS Principal Investigators: B. Butman and M. Noble
Collaborators: Bureau of Land Management (now Minerals Management Service)
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.
Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:
Butman, Bradford, Noble, M.A. Lightsom, F.L., Oceanographic Measurements-- Georges Bank, Massachusetts, 1975-1984: U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/gb_sed.html.