Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Sidescan, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To collect sediment samples for geochemical and geotechnical measurements. In addition to sediment samples, a short sidescan sonar survey will be conducted around transponders at the three tripod sites occupied by Butman.
Start Date: 1987-07-29
End Date: 1987-08-07
Equipment Used: Corer - piston, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Klein 531 sidescan, Loran-C
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Staff: Michael Bothner, Thomas O'Brien, Lawrence Poppe, Richard Rendigs, William Winters, Kenneth E. Parolski, Joseph S. Newell
Notes: This effort is part of the program in Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay designed to determine the transport and accumulation of pollutants in this urbanized estuary. Information derived from pre-cruise report; no post-cruise report found. Original Center People field contained: Joe Newell (alternate captain), Mike Bothner, Bill Winters, Rick Rendigs, Schneider, Lobinski, Brown, Larry Poppe, Tom O'Brien, Ken Parolski.
Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C., 2007, Processes influencing the transport and fate of contaminated sediments in the coastal ocean - Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p. URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/.
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.