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Summary Information for Field Activity 1999-006-FA

Area of Operations: New York Bight, Hudson Shelf Valley, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: December 03, 1999 to December 07, 1999

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

   Peter Traykovski - WHOI

Objectives: Deploy moorings on shelf and in Hudson Shelf Valley; conduct bottom video and sampling, hydrography.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography; Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations; Time series data;

Summary: Moorings deployed: 11 (#594, 595, 596, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602, 603 and 604 all recovered FA 00013 ENDEAVOR Apr. 14-18, 2000; #597 recovered FA 00054 CONNECTICUT Jun. 27-29, 2000).

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-6-99-NB. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Butman, B., Alexander, P. S., Harris, C. K., Traykovski, P. A., ten Brink, M. B., Lightsom, F. S., and Martini, M. A.,2003, Oceanographic observations in the Hudson Shelf Valley, December 1999 - April 2000; data report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-217, DVD-ROM. (Also available at

Butman, Bradford, Gutierrez, Benjamin T., Buchholtz ten Brink, Marilyn, Schwab, William C., Blackwood, Dann S., Mecray, Ellen L., and Middleton, Tammie J.,2003, Photographs of the sea floor offshore of New York and New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-470, DVD-ROM. (Also available at

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