USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

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):

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

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.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1994-04-04

Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Date: 1994-04-04

End Port/Location: Boston, MA

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

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

Location Map:

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/.

Data Acquired

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