Other ID: W19-95
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Current, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: The objective of the program is to conduct long-term monitoring of currents, sediment transport, and physical/chemical characteristics of sediments in western Massachusetts Bay.
Start Date: 1995-09-26
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 1995-09-27
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: Sediment traps, DGPS, Corer - piston, Osprey camera system, ADCP, Camera- deep sea
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 3 (#459 and 460, deployed FA 95032 WHITE HEATH Jun. 13, 1995; #461 deployed FA 95035 WHITE HEATH Jul. 10, 1995). Moorings deployed: 2 (#462 and 463 partial recovery, FA 96007 WHITE HEATH Feb. 14-15, 1996, and #463 partial recovery FA 96019 WHITE HEATH Feb. 1, 1996).
Staff: Michael Bothner, Michael Casso, Peter W. Gill, Aaron Johnson, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle, Brenton B. Taylor
Notes: This cruise will be the 19th in a program jointly funded by the USGS and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. The U.S. Coast Guard is generously providing ship time and at-sea support. Information derived from pre-cruise report; no post-cruise report found. Original Center People field contained: Mike Bothner, Michael Casso, Peter Gill, Marinna Martini, Joseph Newell, Richard Rendigs, William Strahle, and Brenton Brendt Taylor (alternate: Aaron Johnson).