Currents, attenuation, transmission, conductivity, temperature and pressure data from instruments deployed in western Massachusetts Bay, North Atlantic Ocean from the RV OCEANUS and other vessels from January 30th, 1987 through May 12th, 1987 (NCEI Accession 0066007)


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                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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