Currents, temperature, conductivity, and sigma-theta data collected from moored instruments deployed from the platform ARGO MAINE in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in support of Massachusetts Bay Internal Wave Experiment between August 4, 1998 and September 2, 1998 (NODC Accession 0061443)

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A 1-month 4-element moored array experiment to measure the currents associated with large-amplitude internal waves generated by tidal flow across Stellwagen Bank.
  • Cite as: Montgomery, Ellyn; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2011). Currents, temperature, conductivity, and sigma-theta data collected from moored instruments deployed from the platform ARGO MAINE in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in support of Massachusetts Bay Internal Wave Experiment between August 4, 1998 and September 2, 1998 (NODC Accession 0061443). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1998-08-04 to 1998-09-02
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 42.3747
S: 42.2458
E: -70.3913
W: -70.7847
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2011-05-17
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 PI: B. Butman

Collaborators: R. Beardsley, A. Scotti and S. Anderson (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Publications:
Butman, Bradford, Alexander, P.S., Anderson, S.P., Lightsom, F.L., Scotti, Alberto, and Beardsley, R.C., 2006, The Massachusetts Bay internal wave experiment, August 1998; Data Report: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 85, DVD-ROM. Also available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/85/

*** NOTE: NODC received a DVD copy of Version 2 of this data report as part of the data submission. The disc contents and disc image are located in 0-data directory. Data files in USGS Data Series 85 V.2 may be preliminary versions of the data. Therefore, this data report should be used for reference purposes only. Data files are also provided in the 0-data directory, which may be updated versions or duplicates of the files from the DVD.

Butman, B. Alexander, P.S., Scotti, A., Beardsley, R.C., and Anderson, S.P., 2006, Large internal waves in Massachusetts Bay transport sediments offshore. Continental Shelf Research. v. 26/17-18, pp 2029-2049. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2006.07.022

Scotti, A., Beardsley, R.C., Butman, B., 2006, On the interpretation of energy and energy fluxes of nonlinear internal waves: An example from Massachusetts Bay. J. Fluid Mechanics, v. 561, pp. 103-1112. doi:10.1017/S0022112006000991

Scotti, A., Beardsley, R.C., and Butman, B., 2007, Generation and propagation of nonlinear internal waves in Massachusetts Bay, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, C10001, doi:10.1029/2007/JC004313.

Scotti, A., Beardsley, R.C., Butman, B., and Pineda, J., in press, Shoaling of nonlinear internal waves in Massachusetts Bay. Journal of Geophysical Research.

Scotti, A., Butman, B., Beardsley, R.C., Alexander, P. Soupy, Anderson, S.P., 2005, A modified beam-to-earth transformation to measure short-wavelength internal waves with an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP), J. Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 22(5), pp. 583-59.
Purpose Basic research
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Montgomery, Ellyn; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2011). Currents, temperature, conductivity, and sigma-theta data collected from moored instruments deployed from the platform ARGO MAINE in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in support of Massachusetts Bay Internal Wave Experiment between August 4, 1998 and September 2, 1998 (NODC Accession 0061443). Version 1.1. 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 and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > OCEAN CURRENTS
  • 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 > DENSITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Originator Theme Keywords
  • Beam attenuation
  • Current
  • Horizontal array
  • Internal waves
  • Massachusetts Bay Internal Wave Experiment
  • Moored array
  • Mooring work
  • Pressure
  • Salinity
  • Sediment transport
  • Temperature
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
  • ADCP > Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Originator Place Keywords
  • Gulf of Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Bay
  • North America
  • North Atlantic
  • Stellwagen Bank
  • Stellwagen Basin
  • United States
  • Western Gulf of Maine
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Montgomery, Ellyn; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2011). Currents, temperature, conductivity, and sigma-theta data collected from moored instruments deployed from the platform ARGO MAINE in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in support of Massachusetts Bay Internal Wave Experiment between August 4, 1998 and September 2, 1998 (NODC Accession 0061443). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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  • 2011-05-17T21:00:52 - NCEI Accession 0061443 v1.1 was published.
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  • 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
  • ADCP
  • buoy - moored buoy
  • CTD - moored CTD
  • mooring
Platform
  • ARGO MAINE
  • MOORINGS
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