Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Oceanography Branch

Hydrographic Conditions of the
Northeast Continental Shelf
ctd animation

2014 Cruises

2013 Cruises

2012 Cruises

APRIL_APEX_UN1201

AUG_ECOMON_HB1205

FEB_ECOMON_DEL1202

FEB_TRAWL_HB1201

JAN_LMRCSC_DEL1201

JUN_SCALLOP_S11201

MARCH_RTWHALE_DEL1203

MAY_ECOMON_HB1202

MAY_RIGHTWHALE_DEL1205

OCT_ECOMON_PC1207

SEP_ACOUSTIC_PC1206

SEP_TRAWL_HB1206

2011 Cruises

2010 Cruises

2009 Cruises

2008 Cruises

AUG_BENTHIC_HB0806

AUG_ECOMON_DEL0808

FEB_WHALE_DEL0803

JAN_ECOMON_DEL0802

JAN_LMRCSC_DEL0801

JUN_BENTHIC_HB0805

JUN_ECOMON_HB0804

JUN_SCALLOP_HS0806

JUN_SCALLOP_S10801

MAR_TRAWL_ALB0801

MAR_TRAWL_HB0802

MAY_TRAWL_ALB0802

MAY_TRAWL_HB0803

MAY_WHALE_DEL0806

OCT_ECOMON_DEL0810

SEP_TRAWL_ALB0803

SEP_TRAWL_HB0807

2007 Cruises

2006 Cruises

2005 Cruises

ANNUAL_SUMMARY_2005

APR_WHALE_ALB0504

AUG_BENTHIC_DEL0511

AUG_ECOMON_ALB0507

FEB_TRAWL_ALB0502

JAN_ECOMON_DEL0501

JAN_LMRCSC_ALB0501

JUL_SCALLOP_ALB0506

JUL_WHALE_DEL0510

MAR_ACOUSTIC_DEL0505

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MAR_TRAWL_ALB0503

MAY_ECOMON_ALB0505

NOV_BENTHIC_DEL0514

NOV_ECOMON_ALB0509

SEP_ACOUSTC_DEL0512

SEP_TRAWL_ALB0508

2004 Cruises

2003 Cruises

2002 Cruises

2001 Cruises

ANNUAL_SUMMARY_2001

AUG_ECOMON_ALB0109

MAY_ECOMON_ALB0106

MAY_ECOMON_DEL0105

OCT_ECOMON_ALB0111

2000 Cruises

AUG_ECOMON_ALB0005

JAN_ECOMON_DEL0001

MAY_ECOMON_DEL0006

OCT_ECOMON_ALB0007

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) conducts several different surveys off the northeast continental shelf each year. Complete coverage of the shelf (Cape Hatteras to the Gulf of Maine) occurs during the spring and fall bottom trawl surveys and during some of the Ecosystem Monitoring cruises. Station coverage on other cruises throughout the year varies. Some of the most recent cruise results are posted here but an effort is underway to eventually post the entire history of cruises.

Temperature and salinity observations are summarized and presented here. Cruise operation summaries are presented for all cruises. Distribution plots of surface and bottom temperature, salinity, and anomalies are contoured where sufficient data are available. Areal average temperature and salinity and the corresponding anomalies also are presented for the five different regions on the shelf and for 6 time periods throughout the year. Environmental data from the SCS system (Shipboard Computing System) are presented as time series figures for each leg of a cruise. No attempt has been made here to rigorously analyze the data or discuss in detail individual observations from the cruises



For further information contact: Jon.Hare@noaa.gov

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