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Summary Information for Field Activity 1982-019-FA

Area of Operations: Cleveland Ledge, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 05, 1982 to July 05, 1982

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

Objectives: Deploy tripod (mooring #263) in Buzzards Bay near Cleveland Ledge to assess near-bottom current and sediment movement.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Mooring deployed: 1 (#263, recovered FA 82044 WHITEFOOT Aug. 20, 1982).

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier W-3-82-BZ. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Butman, Bradford, Signell, Richard, Shoukimas, Polly, and Beardsley, Robert C.,1988, Current observations in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 1982-1986; data report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-5, 211 p.. (Also available at

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