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Documentation of the U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Measurement Database

By Ellyn T. Montgomery, Marinna A. Martini, Frances L. Lightsom, and Bradford Butman

Published 2008; Revised February 2009, Version 2.0 April 2016

photo of deployment team
Figure 1. Photo of WHSC personnel on the U.S. Coast Guard Buoy Tender Marcus Hanna
in Massachusetts Bay. Photo: Dann Blackwood

U.S. Department of the Interior

U.S. Geological Survey
Suzette M. Kimball, Director

U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia

First release: 2008
Revised: February 2009 (ver. 1.1)
Revised: April 2016 (ver. 2.0)

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Suggested Citation:
Montgomery, E.T., Martini, M.A., Lightsom, F.L. and Butman, Bradford, 2016, Documentation of the U.S. Geological Survey Oceanographic Time-Series Measurement Database (ver 2.0, April 2016): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007–1194,


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