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Oceanographic measurements-- Monterey Canyon, California, 1993-1995

Description: The Monterey Canyon experiment studied the mechanisms that govern the circulation within and the transport of sediment and water through Monterey Submarine Canyon. This is a very large, deep submarine canyon off central California that incises the continental margin from the outer slope to close to the coastline.

Duration: Aug 1993 - May 1995

USGS PI's: Marlene Noble


Kinoshita, K., and Noble, M., 1995, Monterey Submarine Canyon, California Moored Array Data Report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-838.

Field Activity Reports: 1993-016-FA, 1994-016-FA, 1995-030-FA

Revision History:

  • February 2016- time spikes in 4232-a.cdf, 4233-a.cdf, 4241-a.cdf, 4263-a.cdf repaired.
  • Original data publication prior to 2006

Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:

Noble, M.A. Strahle, W.J.,Martini, M.A.,Hatcher, G.. Oceanographic Measurements-- Monterey Canyon, California, 1993-1995: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Data Access

table imageCatalog of Data

Data Access via THREDDS (EPIC)

Data Access via THREDDS (CF)

Station Locations


For more detail about the measurements collected at each site, browse MONTEREY_CAN.kml (using Google Earth).

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