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Title: Atlantic Coastal Experiment VI: R/V KNORR cruise, 23 August--11 September 1980, data report

An investigation of the influence of estuaries on the ecosystem of the Mid-Atlantic Bight was undertaken. Data were collected from excursions into the Hudson, Delaware and Chesapeake estuaries, three across-shelf and one along-shelf transects, and two time series stations. In all, 139 stations were occupied and 164 XBT soundings were taken. In addition to standard hydrographic measurements, nutrient , chlorophyll, particulate carbon and nitrogen, 14C, 15N, DNA, particle size, FTD, phytoplankton and zooplankton analyses were made.
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Report Number(s):
ON: DE00007978
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Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Research (ER)
Country of Publication:
United States
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; Estuaries; Estuaries; Mid-Atlantic Bight; Mid-Atlantic Bight; Ecosystems; Ecosystems