Time series current meter and other data from moorings in the North Atlantic in support of the Current and Sediment Transport in Buzzards Bay Field program from 05 July 1982 to 05 December 1985 (NODC Accession 0056730)

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A field experiment designed to determine the near-bottom circulation in Buzzards Bay and the transport of fine-grained sediments. The transport of fine-grained sediments is important because some are contaminated with PCB's from inner New Bedford Harbor.
  • Cite as: Montgomery, Ellyn; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2011). Time series current meter and other data from moorings in the North Atlantic in support of the Current and Sediment Transport in Buzzards Bay Field program from 05 July 1982 to 05 December 1985 (NODC Accession 0056730). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1982-07-05 to 1985-12-05
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 41.65711
S: 41.53333
E: -70.68755
W: -70.888
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2011-06-13
  • revision: 2011-06-15
Edition 1.2
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.

In this Accession, NODC has archived multiple versions of these data. The latest (and best) version of these data has the largest version number.

USGS PI: B. Butman

Publications:

Butman, B., Signell, R., Shoukimas, P., and Beardsley, R.C., 1988, Current observations in Buzzards Bay, 1982-1986 Data Report, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-5, 212 p. Also available online at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr885/
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Montgomery, Ellyn; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2011). Time series current meter and other data from moorings in the North Atlantic in support of the Current and Sediment Transport in Buzzards Bay Field program from 05 July 1982 to 05 December 1985 (NODC Accession 0056730). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. 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 Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
  • 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
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > CONDUCTIVITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Originator Keywords
  • Mooring work
  • Sampling
  • Tripod and subsurface deployment and recovery
  • Tripod and subsurface mooring recovery and deployment
  • Tripod deployment
  • Tripod recovery
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
  • MOORINGS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CURRENT METERS
  • THERMISTORS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Originator Place Names
  • Buzzards Bay
  • Cape Cod
  • Cleveland Ledge
  • East Phinney Rock
  • Massachusettes
  • Massachusetts
  • North America
  • North Atlantic
  • Phinney Rock
  • United States
  • off Naushon Island
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Montgomery, Ellyn; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2011). Time series current meter and other data from moorings in the North Atlantic in support of the Current and Sediment Transport in Buzzards Bay Field program from 05 July 1982 to 05 December 1985 (NODC Accession 0056730). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2011-06-13T20:58:14 - NCEI Accession 0056730 v1.1 was published.
  • 2011-06-15T11:03:13 - NCEI Accession 0056730 was revised and v1.2 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this data set. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • buoy - moored buoy
  • current meter
  • mooring
  • thermistor
Platform
  • ASTERIAS
  • MOORINGS
  • WHITEFOOT
Last Modified: 2018-11-01T15:10:39
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