Other ID: W10-92
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover tripod #400 and moorings #401 and 402, and deploy tripod #407 and surface mooring and near surface current meter #408 at LNB Boston. Collect sediment samples with hydraulically damped corer and Van Veen grab sampler.
Start Date: 1992-10-20
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 1992-10-21
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: DGPS, Corer - piston, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Sediment traps, Camera- deep sea, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 3 (#400 and 401, both deployed FA 92008 WHITE HEATH Jun. 2, 1992, and #402 deployed FA 92032 WHITE HEATH Jun. 15-16, 1992). Moorings deployed: 2 (#407 and 408, both recovered FA 93002 WHITE HEATH Feb. 17-18, 1993; part of #408 recovered FA 93003 ASTERIAS Feb. 25-26, 1993).
Staff: Michael Bothner, Joan Brazier, Marinna Martini, Carol M. Parmenter, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle
Notes: Information derived from pre-field activity report and mooring log. Original Center People field contained: Mike Bothner, Beth Gier, Joan Brazier, Marinna Martini, Carol Parmenter, Craig Peters, Richard Rendigs, William 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: 89 URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/.
Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Alexander, P.S., Lightsom, F.L., Martini, M.A., Gutierrez, B.T., and Strahle, W.S., 2004, Long-term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts; data report for 1989-2002: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds74/.
Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lang, W.N., 2008, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, Version 2, 1989 - 1996: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/265/.
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.