Description: A field experiment designed to determine the near-bottom circulation in Buzzards Bay and the transport of fine-grained sediments. The transport of fine-grained sediments is important because some are contaminated with PCB's from inner New Bedford Harbor.
Duration: Jul-Aug 1982; Oct 1984-Oct 1985
USGS Principal Investigator: B. Butman
Butman, B., Signell, R., Shoukimas, P., and Beardsley, R.C., 1988, Current observations in Buzzards Bay, 1982-1986 Data Report, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-5, 212 p, http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr885/
Field Activity Reports: 1982-019-FA, 1982-044-FA, 1984-013-FA, 1984-020-FA, 1984-021-FA, 1984-022-FA, 1984-032-FA, 1985-001-FA, 1985-002-FA, 1985-003-FA, 1985-006-FA, 1985-020-FA, 1985-026-FA, 1985-036-FA, 1985-038-FA, 1986-020-FA, 1986-035-FA
Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:
Butman, Bradford, Lightsom, F.L., Oceanographic Measurements-- Buzzards Bay,Massachusetts, 1982-1985: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/buzz_bay.html.