Other ID: W21-96
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, William J. Strahle
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: 21st USGS-MWRA-USCG long-term currents, sediment transport, physical/chemical sediment characteristics monitoring: recover moorings #465 and 466; deploy moorings #468, 469 and 470.
Start Date: 1996-06-11
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 1996-06-11
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: DGPS, Corer - piston, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Osprey camera system, Camera- deep sea, Sediment traps, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 2 (#465 and 466 deployed FA 96007 WHITE HEATH Feb. 14-15, 1996). Moorings deployed: 3 (#468, 469 and 470 recovered FA 96023 WHITE HEATH Oct. 1, 1996). Sampling and coring rescheduled to July 9, 1996, with Ken Keay - MWRA (see FA 96049).
Staff: Emily Banks, Michael Casso, Peter W. Gill, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle, Brenton B. Taylor
Notes: Sampling and coring rescheduled to July 9, 1996, with Ken Keay - MWRA. Original Submitted By field contained: Mike Bothner/Marinna Martini.
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/.
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: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds74/.
Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lang, W.N., 2008, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, Version 2, 1989 - 1996: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 265, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/265/.
Warner, J.C., Butman, B., and Dalyander, P. S., 2008, Storm-driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Continental Shelf Research, v. 28 no. 2, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2007.08.008.
Warner, J.C., Sherwood, Christopher R., Signell, Richard P., Harris, Courtney K., and Arango, Hernan G., 2008, Development of a three-dimensional, regional, coupled wave, current, and sediment-transport model: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34 no. 10, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.012.