Accession Number : AD0739536

Title :   The Effects of Waste Disposal in the New York Bight. Section 6. Surface and Bottom Water Movement.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE HIGHLANDS N J SANDY HOOK LAB

Report Date : FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : The report describes results of studies conducted to obtain data to assess the effects of waste disposal on the marine environment of the New York Bight. It concerns hydrographic studies, including surface and bottom water circulation and temporal changes in the area as inferred from density patterns, surface and bottom drifters, direct current measurements, and by analysis of physical characteristics of the water masses. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WATER POLLUTION, *MARINE BIOLOGY), (*OCEANS, WATER POLLUTION), (*HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING, ATLANTIC OCEAN), TEMPERATURE, OCEAN CURRENTS, SALINITY, OXYGEN, DISPOSAL

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE