Other ID: W14-94
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings #428 and 429 from Massachusetts Bay; deploy moorings #430 and 431 in Massachusetts Bay and #432 on Stellwagen Bank; sampling.
Start Date: 1994-02-15
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 1994-02-17
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Sediment traps, Camera- deep sea, 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 deployed: 3 (#430 and 431, both recovered WHITE HEATH FA 94022 Jun. 7-8, 1994, and #432 recovered WHITE HEATH FA 94019 Jul. 6-11, 1994). Moorings recovered: 2 (#428 and 429, both deployed WHITE HEATH FA 93024 Oct. 5-6, 1993).
Massachusetts Bay, Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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/.
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: 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.