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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, (Available online at

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

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

Map of station locations
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Links to the Data

Basic Sampling Interval Data access via THREDDS

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