USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-019-FA

Other ID: 94-4

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Signell

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover current meter array #432 and deploy #439 and 442 on Stellwagen Bank.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1994-07-06

Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Date: 1994-07-11

End Port/Location: Boston, MA

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#432 deployed WHITE HEATH FA 94040 Feb. 15-17, 1994). Moorings deployed: 2 (#439 recovered FA 94048 WHITE HEATH Oct. 25, 1994; #442 recovered FA 94015 WHITE HEATH Oct. 4-5, 1994).

Staff: Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, Richard Signell, William J. Strahle

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report and mooring log.

Location:

Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 42.4 South: 42.3 West: -70.8 East: -70.15

Platform(s):

photo of White Heath
White Heath

Publications

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/.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1994-019-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)
1994-019-FA-OM-002 ( Stellwagen mooring data)