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BLM/OCS South Texas Outer Continental Shelf (STOCS) Project Sediment Data
browse graphicThe South Texas Outer Continental Shelf Project (STOCS) conducted by the University of Texas and the USGS with funding from BLM/NOAA.The USGS produced geochemical analyses of sediment and suspended sediment, clay mineralogy, and physical properties of sediment for 264 samples collected from October 26, 1974 to December 21, 1974. Additional grain size analyses are not included in the Seafloor sediment digital grain size database due to numerous errors. The University of Texas produced grain size analyses in the historic 073 format for 1647 sea floor samples collected from February 8, 1976 to October 18, 1977. Data include collecting institution, ship, cruise, sample id, latitude/longitude, date of collection, water depth, sampling device, method of analysis, sample weight, sampled interval, raw weight percentages of sediment, within a given phi range. Some samples also have percentages of total gravel, sand, silt, clay, and statistical measurements such as mean, median, skewness, kurtosis, and standard deviation of grain size. These data are part of the larger digital grain size database.

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Compressed tar file of all original data and documentation for MGGID 03565001. Grain size data compiled by W.E. Behrens, University of Texas, from multiple cruises of the R/V Longhorn. STOCS cruises 18-20, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39, 40, 42, 46, 49, 54-55, 59-60, 68, 69-71, 80, and 82 offshore S. Texas in the Western Gulf of Mexico from February 8, 1976-October 18, 1977.
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Compressed tar file of all data and documentation for MGG06105001. Grain size, trace metal analyses, and clay mineralogy compiled by Henry Berryhill, USGS, for grab and suspended sediment samples collected by the R/V Kana Keoki (MGG06105001), cruises BLM-STG 001-274, OCS G001-G274, OCS-B016-G273, OCS-W107-246B offshore S. Texas in the Western Gulf of Mexico from October 26-December 21, 1974.
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