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DEEP CIRCULATION IN THE GULF OF MAINE



Description: A two-year field study to investigate the deep flow between the major basins in the Gulf of Maine. This deep flow of warm-salty Slope water is an important driving mechanism of the residual flow and in part controls the distribution of suspended sediments.

Duration: Jul 1985 - Feb 1987

USGS PIs: B. Butman

Publications:

Field Activity Reports: 1985-024-FA, 1986-008-FA, 1986-012-FA, 1986-017-FA


Explore where measurements were made and the kinds of data collected during this
experiment using GoogleEarth (V4 or better required) and GULF_MAINE.kml.


Map of station locations
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Links to the Data

Basic Sampling Interval Data access via THREDDS
Hourly Averaged Data

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