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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

Catalog of Data Averaged to Hourly

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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