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

CURRENTS AND SEDIMENT TRANSPORT IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS BAY

Description: A pilot winter-time experiment to investigate circulation and sediment transport. Designed to provide information to aid in citing the new ocean outfall for the Boston sewer system.

Duration: Jan-May 1987

USGS Principal Investigator: B. Butman

Publications:

Hotchkiss, F., Strahle, W., Martini, M., and Butman, B., 1993, Long-term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay; data report for December 1989 to February 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-710, 115 p.

Field Activity Reports: 1987-005-FA, 1987-011-FA, 1987-052-FA, 1987-053-FA, 1987-054-FA, 1987-055-FA

Revision History:

  • August 2015 fixed longitude on 316
  • Original publication prior to 2006

Please use the following citation when referencing this dataset:

Lightsom, F., Strahle, W., Martini, M., and Butman, B., 1993, Long-term oceanographic observations from western Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts;  1989-1992: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/mbay_west.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 MBAY_WEST.kml (using Google Earth).

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