Area of Operations: U.S. mid-Atlantic continental shelf, Long Island, Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: April 19, 1977 to May 02, 1977
Chief scientist: Mike Bothner
Objectives: Collect suspended matter and determine its nature and distribution, and measure hydrographic properties of the water column.
Type of Activity: Sampling;
Information to be derived: Time series data; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary: Full stations: 72 (including CTD, subsurface and surface salinity sample, temperature, transmissometer cast, and water samples at 3 depths). Suspended matter, nutrients, chlorophyll, Coulter counter organic-carbon, and organic nitrogen samples were taken from collected water samples. Salinity samples: 219; XBT: 89 (taken between full stations).
Contact: Mike Bothner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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