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Description: A field experiment to determine the importance of submarine canyons in sediment transport along and across the continental margin. The experiment included extensive current and hydrographic observations, submersible dives, and sediment surveys.

Duration: January - July 1982

USGS PIs: B. Butman, M. Noble, M. Bothner

Collaborators: Bureau of Land Management (Minerals Management Service)


Field Activity Reports: 1982-001-FA, 1982-020-FA

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