Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-022-FA

Other ID: none

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): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Inspect mooring.


Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Port/Location: Boston, MA

Start Date: 1995-03-17

End Date: 1995-03-17

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Klein 531 sidescan, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Inspect Mooring 452.

Staff: Marinna Martini, David Nichols

Affiliate Staff:
divers: Bob Grieve - WHOI
Al Hinton - WHOI

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini - inspect instrumentation; Dave Nichols - interpret sidescan imagery.
Project = MWRA Longterm, MWRA Longterm


Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 42.3747 South: 42.3747 West: -70.7847 East: -70.7847


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
Klein 531 sidescan --- Sidescan
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1995-022-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program