USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-039-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, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripod mooring #464, occupation 19 Dec., 1995 - 13 Feb., 1996.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1995-12-19

Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Date: 1995-12-19

End Port/Location: Boston, MA

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#464 recovered FA 96019 WHITE HEATH Feb. 1, 1996).

Staff: Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini, Joseph Newell - deploy instrumentation.
Project = Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay Long-Term Monitoring, Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay Long-Term Monitoring

Location:

Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 42.4 South: 42.35 West: -70.8 East: -70.75

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
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1995-039-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)