Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Richard Rendigs
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Water sampling at selected navigational buoy sites in Boston Harbor for geochemical baseline measurements.
Start Date: 1995-08-03
Start Port/Location: Charlestown, MA
End Date: 1995-08-03
End Port/Location: Charlestown, MA
Equipment Used: Visual navigation, Nansen bottles
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: One sample approximately 2 meters off the bottom and another 2 meters below the surface. Sample was taken about 2 hours after ebb tide commenced.
Staff: Richard Rendigs
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: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/.