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Description: A study of currents on the Continental Slope designed to describe the currents and to investigate the transport of sediment from the shelf to the slope. This work was conducted in cooperation with the Burean of Land Management (Minerals Management Service) to assess the environmental consequences for offshore petroleum development.

Duration: Nov 1982 - Nov 1984

USGS PIs: B. Butman, M. Noble

Collaborators: Minerals Management Service


Field Activity Reports: 1982-037-FA, 1983-011-FA, 1984-004-FA, 1984-024-FA, 1984-031-FA

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