USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-020-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Boston Harbor, President Roads, north slope of Spectacle Island, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Dann Blackwood, Frank T. Manheim

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Photo

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Retrieve cobbles and hard substrates for analysis and use as monitor of water column contaminant. Seek areas of exposed hard-substrates.


Start Date: 1994-06-22

Start Port/Location: Hingham Yacht Club, Hingham, MA

End Date: 1994-06-22

End Port/Location: Hingham Yacht Club, Hingham, MA

Equipment Used: SCUBA, Nikonos camera

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered materials will be analyzed by Manheim and German collaborators in Kiel, in conjunction with joint German environmental monitoring program.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Frank T. Manheim

Affiliate Staff:
Peter Rosen - Northeastern Univ.
Lary Ball - WHOI

Notes: Prepared from pre-field activity report only. Original Center People field contained: Frank Manheim - geochemist, Dann Blackwood - diver and underwater photographer.
Project = Boston Harbor Contaminated Sediment Database, Boston Harbor Contaminated Sediment Database

Location Map:



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SCUBA --- Biology
Nikonos camera --- Photo