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Summary Information for Field Activity 2000-013-FA

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

Dates: April 14, 2000 to April 18, 2000

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

   Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Objectives: Recover moorings in New York Bight, conduct CTD observations, conduct bottom video observations, and collect grab samples.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work; Photography;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis
Suspended sediment concentrations

Summary: Tripods recovered: 5 (#595, 599, 601, 603 and 604, all deployed FA 99006 OCEANUS OC354 Dec. 3-7, 1999). Tripod not recovered: 1 (#597, recovered later during FA 00054 CONNECTICUT Jun. 27-28, 2000). Surface moorings recovered: 5 (#594, 596, 598, 600 and 602, all deployed FA 99006 OCEANUS OC354 Dec. 3-7, 1999). 9 CTD stations completed; 35 SEABOSS stations completed.

Contact: Brad Butman (

InfoBank: uses the identifier E-13-00-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

Harris, Courtney K., Butman, Bradford, and Traykovski, Peter,2003, Winter-time circulation and sediment transport in the Hudson Shelf Valley: Continental Shelf Research, v. 23, no. 8: p. 801-820. (Also available at

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