Currents, temperature, conductivity, and attenuation data measured from mooring deployed in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary from the platforms MARLIN, OCEANUS, ARGO MAINE, and VINCIE N as part of the Massachusetts Bay Circulation Experiment between September 12th, 1990 through June 19th, 1991 (NODC Accession 0061458)

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Current measurements collected at 6 sites in Massachusetts Bay throughout the year to map the tidal, wind and density driven currents.
  • Cite as: Montgomery, Ellyn; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2011). Currents, temperature, conductivity, and attenuation data measured from mooring deployed in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary from the platforms MARLIN, OCEANUS, ARGO MAINE, and VINCIE N as part of the Massachusetts Bay Circulation Experiment between September 12th, 1990 through June 19th, 1991 (NODC Accession 0061458). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Time Period 1990-09-12 to 1991-06-19
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 42.3647
S: 41.9333
E: -70.2627
W: -70.4749
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2011-01-20
  • 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 PIs: R. Signell, B. Butman

Collaborators: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, UMASS Boston, and the University of New Hampshire, Environmental Protection Agency Massachusetts Bays Program

Publications:
Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C., 2007, Processes influencing the transport and fate of contaminated sediments in the coastal ocean - Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/)

Hotchkiss, Frances S., and Signell, Richard P., 1991, Average near-bottom currents in Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay measured with Woodhead drifters; progress report for drifters released Sept. 1990 through May 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File-Report 91-361, 14 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr91361)

Warner, J. C., Butman, B., and Dalyander, P. S., 2008, Storm-driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Continental Shelf Research, v. 28, no. 2: p. 257-282. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2007.08.008)

Warner, John C., Sherwood, Christopher R., Signell, Richard P., Harris, Courtney K., and Arango, Hernan G., 2008, Development of a three-dimensional, regional, coupled wave, current, and sediment-transport model: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34, no. 10: p. 1284-1306. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.012)
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Montgomery, Ellyn; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2011). Currents, temperature, conductivity, and attenuation data measured from mooring deployed in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary from the platforms MARLIN, OCEANUS, ARGO MAINE, and VINCIE N as part of the Massachusetts Bay Circulation Experiment between September 12th, 1990 through June 19th, 1991 (NODC Accession 0061458). 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 and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
  • 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 > SALINITY
Originator Theme Keywords
  • Mooring work
  • Sampling
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
  • SHIPS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
  • CURRENT METERS
  • OXYGEN METERS
  • PRESSURE GAUGES
  • THERMOMETERS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Originator Place Keywords
  • Cape Cod Bay
  • Manomet
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Bay
  • North America
  • North Atlantic
  • Stellwagen Basin
  • United States
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Montgomery, Ellyn; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Woods Hole Science Center (2011). Currents, temperature, conductivity, and attenuation data measured from mooring deployed in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary from the platforms MARLIN, OCEANUS, ARGO MAINE, and VINCIE N as part of the Massachusetts Bay Circulation Experiment between September 12th, 1990 through June 19th, 1991 (NODC Accession 0061458). Version 1.2. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2011-01-20T18:24:50 - NCEI Accession 0061458 v1.1 was published.
  • 2011-06-15T11:17:08 - NCEI Accession 0061458 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
  • CTD - moored CTD
  • current meter
  • oxygen meter
  • pressure gauge
  • thermometer
Platform
  • ARGO MAINE
  • MARLIN
  • OCEANUS
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