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)
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
Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:
Butman, Bradfor, Noble, M.A., Lightson, F.L.,Oceanographic Measurements-- Mid Atlantic Bight 1975-1980: U.S. Geologicl Survey data release, http://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/mab_sed.html.