Other ID: W15-94
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): Environmental Data: Current, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To recover/redeploy BASS and ADCP tripods and to collect sediment samples with the hydraulically damped corer and a Van Veen grab sampler at 4 stations.
Start Date: 1994-06-07
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 1994-06-08
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: DGPS, Mooring tripod, ADCP, Corer - piston, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Camera- deep sea, Loran-C, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 3 (#430 and 431 both deployed WHITE HEATH FA 94040 Feb. 15-17, 1994; and #438 deployed WHITE HEATH FA 94035 Apr. 4, 1994). Moorings deployed: 2 (#440 and 441 recovered FA 94015 WHITE HEATH Oct. 4-5, 1994). Cores and grabs from Station 2 and Station 3.
Staff: Michael Bothner, Michael Casso, Carrie Friedman, Peter W. Gill, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Carol M. Parmenter, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle
Notes: Project = Circ. and Pollutant Transport in MA Coastal Waters, Circ. and Pollutant Transport in MA Coastal Waters
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/.
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: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, 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: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 265, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, 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.