USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

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.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1995-03-17

Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Date: 1995-03-17

End Port/Location: Boston, MA

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

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

Location:

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

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

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