Currents and temperature data from instruments on moorings deployed from platforms SPAR, HORNBEAM, WHITEFOOT, SEDCO J, ADVANCE I, and ATLANTIS II as part of the Current and Sediment Transport Study on Georges Bank from May 8, 1975 to November 11, 1984 (NCEI Accession 0054153)

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A series of studies to assess environmental hazards to petroleum development in the Georges Bank and New England Shelf region. Long-term observations of currents and near-bottom processes to document the frequency and processes of near-bottom sediment transport along the U.S. east coast continental margin.
  • Cite as: Montgomery, E.; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2015). Currents and temperature data from instruments on moorings deployed from platforms SPAR, HORNBEAM, WHITEFOOT, SEDCO J, ADVANCE I, and ATLANTIS II as part of the Current and Sediment Transport Study on Georges Bank from May 8, 1975 to November 11, 1984 (NCEI Accession 0054153). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1975-05-08 to 1984-11-11
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 42.2478
S: 38.7182
E: -65.8167
W: -73.6769
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2015-11-13
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
This archival package contains only a snapshot of the USGS time series database. The data on the originator's website, http://stellwagen.er.usgs.gov/, may have updates that are not yet captured here.

USGS PIs: B. Butman and M. Noble

Collaborators: Bureau of Land Management (now Minerals Management Service)
Purpose Basic research
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Montgomery, E.; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2015). Currents and temperature data from instruments on moorings deployed from platforms SPAR, HORNBEAM, WHITEFOOT, SEDCO J, ADVANCE I, and ATLANTIS II as part of the Current and Sediment Transport Study on Georges Bank from May 8, 1975 to November 11, 1984 (NCEI Accession 0054153). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > OCEAN CURRENTS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > ATTENUATION/TRANSMISSION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN PRESSURE > WATER PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
Originator Theme Keywords
  • Mooring work
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Sampling
  • Seafloor mapping
  • XBT, surface salinity samples
  • physical oceanographic observations
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOI/USGS/CMG/WHSC > Woods Hole Science Center, Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > MOORINGS
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Photon/Optical Detectors > Photometers > TRANSMISSOMETERS
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Current/Wind Meters > CURRENT METERS
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Pressure/Height Meters > PRESSURE GAUGES
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Probes > TEMPERATURE PROBES
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Originator Place Keywords
  • 6 miles south of Smith Point
  • 6 miles south of Smiths Point on Nantucket Shoals
  • Continental Shelf south of Marthas Vineyard
  • Georges Bank
  • Georges Shoal
  • Great South Channel
  • Little Georges
  • Lydonia Canyon
  • Massachusetts
  • Mid-Atantic Shelf
  • Mid-Atlantic Bight
  • Mid-Atlantic Continental Shelf
  • Mid-Atlantic Shelf
  • Middle Atlantic Continental Shelf
  • Mud Patch
  • Nantucket
  • Nantucket Island
  • Nantucket Shoals
  • New Jersey Continental Shelf
  • North America
  • North Atlantic
  • North Atlantic Bight
  • North AtlanticNantucket Shoals
  • Oceanographer Canyon
  • United States
  • United States South Atlantic shelf
  • Wilmington Canyon
  • southern flank Georges Bank
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Montgomery, E.; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2015). Currents and temperature data from instruments on moorings deployed from platforms SPAR, HORNBEAM, WHITEFOOT, SEDCO J, ADVANCE I, and ATLANTIS II as part of the Current and Sediment Transport Study on Georges Bank from May 8, 1975 to November 11, 1984 (NCEI Accession 0054153). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-11-13T16:46:47 - NCEI Accession 0054153 v1.1 was published.
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Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • current meter
  • mooring
  • pressure gauge
  • temperature probe
  • transmissometer
Platform
  • ADVANCE II
  • ATLANTIS II
  • HORNBEAM
  • MOORINGS
  • OCEANUS
  • WHITEFOOT
Last Modified: 2017-10-20T18:20:56
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