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 Principal Investigator: B. Butman
Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:
Butman, Bradford, Lightsom, F.L., Oceanographic Measurements-- Gulf of Maine, 1985-1987: U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/gulf_maine.html.