Field Activity Details for field activity 1994-035-FA

Other ID: 94-2

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Current, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripod #438 to accompany existing moorings at site.


Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Port/Location: Boston, MA

Start Date: 1994-04-04

End Date: 1994-04-04

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), ADCP, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#438, recovered WHITE HEATH FA 94022 Jun. 7-8, 1994).

Staff: Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Massachusetts Bay/Boston Harbor Long-term Monitoring, Massachusetts Bay/Boston Harbor Long-term Monitoring


Boston Harbor, LNB Buoy, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 42.4 South: 42.35 West: -70.8 East: -70.75


photo of White Heath
White Heath


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:

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:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
ADCP --- Current
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1994-035-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program