Description: A major field experiment to determine the importance of submarine canyons in sediment transport along and across the continental margin. The experiment included extensive current and hydrographic observations, submersible dives, and sediment surveys.
Duration: 1980 - 1982
USGS Principal Investigators: B. Butman, M. Noble, M. Bothner
Collaborators: Bureau of Land Management (Minerals Management Service)
Butman, B., and Conley, S.J., 1984, Lydonia Canyon experiment; data report for moored array deployment I, October 1980-April 1981: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-201, 223 p.
Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:
Butman, B., Noble,M., Bothner, M., Strahle, W., and Lightsom, F., 1990, Oceanographic observations made in Lydonia Canyon, offshore of Massachusetts; 1980-1982: U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/lydonia_c.html