Studies of the waters on the continental shelf, Cape Cod to Chesapeake Bay. I. The cycle of temperature
Bigelow, Henry Bryant
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When the U. S. Bureau of Fisheries, in cooperation with the Museum of Comparative Zoology, commenced the oceanographic survey of the Gulf of Maine in the summer of 1912 (Bigelow, 1925-1927), it was in the hope that this might later be extended to the coastal waters thence southward; eventually even as far as the Gulf of Mexico. Cruises carried out in connection with investigations of the biology of the mackerel, by the Fisheries' steamer "Albatross II" from 1927 to 1932, supplemented by those of the research ship "Atlantis" of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, have made it possible to extend the detailed examination of the physical oceanography of the continental shelf as far as the offing of Chesapeake Bay, and to the offing of Cape Hatteras for some of the months. The present account of the temperature of the region will, it is hoped, be followed shortly by corresponding accounts of salinity, of circulation and of the dominant planktonic communities.
Suggested CitationBook: Bigelow, Henry Bryant, "Studies of the waters on the continental shelf, Cape Cod to Chesapeake Bay. I. The cycle of temperature", Papers in Physical Oceanography and Meteorology, v.2, no.4, 1933-12, DOI:10.1575/1912/1144, https://hdl.handle.net/1912/1144
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