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SEDIMENT TRANSPORT STUDIES IN THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC BIGHT



Description: A series of studies to assess environmental hazards to petroleum development in the Middle Atlantic Bight. 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: Dec 1975- Oct 1980

USGS PIs: B. Butman and M. Noble

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

Publications:

Field Activity Reports: 1975-032-FA, 1976-001-FA, 1976-003-FA, 1976-019-FA, 1976-044-FA, 1976-047-FA, 1977-009-FA, 1977-032-FA, 1978-001-FA, 1978-010-FA, 1978-031-FA, 1979-002-FA, 1980-001-FA, 1980-009-FA


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