Other ID: W16-94
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To recover and redeploy the 2 standard instrumented tripods and a subsurface mooring, and collect 3 hydraulically damped gravity cores (with video monitor) and Van Veen grab samples.
Start Port/Location: USCG Base, Boston, MA
End Port/Location: USCG Base, Boston, MA
Start Date: 1994-10-04
End Date: 1994-10-05
Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom platform, Corer - piston, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Mooring tripod, Camera- deep sea
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#445 and 446 recovered FA 95017 WHITE HEATH Feb. 24-25, 1995). Moorings recovered: 3 (#440 and 441 deployed FA 94022 WHITE HEATH Jun. 7-8, 1994; #442 deployed FA 94019 WHITE HEATH Jul. 6, 1994). Cores: 13; Van Veen grabs: 3; video transects: 2.
Staff: Michael Bothner, Michael Casso, Peter W. Gill, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle
Notes: Project = Studies of circulation and contaminant transport, Studies of circulation and contaminant transport
Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
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.