Other ID: 231
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Massachusetts Bay, Stellwagen Basin, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle
Affiliate Investigator(s): Jim Irish - UNH
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover surface and subsurface moorings at 7 locations in Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays. The moored array is part of a study of coastal circulation and sediment transport.
Start Date: 1991-01-14
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 1991-01-15
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Loran-C, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 4 (#352, 353, 354 and 355, all deployed FA 90035 MARLIN Sep. 11-13, 1990).
Staff: Kendall Banks, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Carol M. Parmenter, William J. Strahle
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/.
Hotchkiss, F.S., and Signell, Richard P., 1991, Average near-bottom currents in Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay measured with Woodhead drifters; progress report for drifters released Sept. 1990 through May 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File-Report 91-361, 14 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr91361, download PDF.
Warner, J.C., Butman, B., and Dalyander, P. S., 2008, Storm-driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Continental Shelf Research, v. 28 no. 2, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2007.08.008.
Warner, J.C., Sherwood, Christopher R., Signell, Richard P., Harris, Courtney K., and Arango, Hernan G., 2008, Development of a three-dimensional, regional, coupled wave, current, and sediment-transport model: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34 no. 10, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.012.