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References Cited

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Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lange, W.H., 2007, Time-Series photographs of the seafloor in western Massachusetts Bay, Version 1, 1989 - 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 265, DVD-ROM. Also online at

Butman, B., and Folger, D.W., 1979, An instrument system for long-term sediment transport studies on the continental shelf: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 84, p. 1215-1220.

Coté, J.M., Hotchkiss, F.S., Martini, M.A., Denham, C.R., Ramsey, A.L., Ruane, S., 2005, Acoustic doppler current profiler data processing system manual: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-458, Version 3. Online at

Danforth, W.W., 1990, The Seadata Program: W.H.O.I. Technical Report WHOI-90-44. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 24 p.

Gilboy, T.P., Dickey, T.D., Sigurdson, D.E., Yu, X., and Manov, D., 2000, An intercomparison of current measurements using a vector measuring current meter, an acoustic doppler current profiler, and a recently developed acoustic current meter: Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, v. 17, no. 4, p. 561-574.

Halpern, D., 1987, Comparison of upper ocean VACM and VMCM observations in the Equatorial Pacific: Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, v. 4, p. 84-93.

Hosom, D.S., and Butman, B., 1979, The Sea Data 651-4 datalogger: W.H.O.I. Technical Memorandum No. 6-79, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 92 p.

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Lentz, S.J., Butman, B., Williams, A.J., III, , 1995, Comparison of BASS and VACM current measurements during STRESS: Journal Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, v. 12, p. 1328-1337.

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Martini, M.A., Sherwood, C.R., Horwitz, R., Ramsey, A., Lightsom, F.L., Lacy, J., Xu, J., 2007, Hydratools: A MATLAB® based processing package for Sontek Hydra data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1026, CD_ROM. Also online at

McCullough, J., 1975, Vector-averaging current meter speed calibration and recording technique: WHOI Technical Report 75-44, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 35 p.

Moody, J.A., Butman, B., and Bothner, M.H., 1987, Near-bottom suspended matter concentration on the Continental Shelf during storms: Estimates based on in situ observations of light transmission and a particle size dependent transmissometer calibration: Continental Shelf Research, v. 7, p. 609-628.

Morrison, A., Williams, J., and Martini, M., 1993, Calibration of the BASS acoustic current meter with carrageenan agar: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Oceanic Engineering Society (IEEE-OES), OCEANS '93, Proceedings, v. 3, p. 143-148.

Peterson, A.M., and Gregg, M.C., 1979, Development of a small in situ conductivity instrument: International Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Journal of Oceanography Engineering, OE-4, p. 69-75.

Scotti, A., Butman, B., Beardsley, R.C., Alexander, P. Soupy, Anderson, S.P., 2005, A modified beam-to-earth transformation to measure short-wavelength internal waves with an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP): J. Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, v. 22, no. 5, p. 583-89.

Strahle, W.J., Butman, B., 1984, Modification of EG&G vector averaging current meter to record light transmission and water conductivity: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-106, 27 p.

Strahle, W.J. Worrilow, S.E., Fucile, P.D., and Martini, M.A., 1994, New recording package for VACM provides sensor flexibility: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Oceanic Engineering Society (IEEE-OES), Proceedings, OCEANS '94 Conference, v. 1, p. 391-396.

Sullivan, C., Warner, J.C., Martini, M., Lightsom, F.L., Voulgaris, G., and Work, P., 2006, Wave data processing toolbox manual: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1211, 86p.

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