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U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Data Collection

DEEP WATER DUMP SITE 106

Description: Near-bottom current measurements to understand the fate and transport of sludge discharged at the sea surface. Sludge from the New York/New Jersey metropolitan region was discharged at DWDS106 from 1986-1992 and represents the largest dump of sludge to the deep ocean in the world and an opportunity to observe the long-term effects of ocean disposal on the deep ocean.

Duration: Sep 1989- Jul 1990

USGS Principal Investigators: B. Butman, M. Bothner

Collaborators: NOAA National Undersea Research Program

Publications:

Field Activity Reports: 1989-027-FA, 1990-026-FA.

Revision History

  • Original data publication prior to 2006

Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:

Butman, Bradford, Bothner, M.H., Lightsom, F.L., Oceanographic Measurements-- Offshore New Jersey, 1989-1990: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/dwds_106.html.

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 DWDS_106.kml (using Google Earth).

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