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
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.