USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1996-022-FA

Other ID: 96-1

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

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Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect series of cores from 4 sites (sampled 3 times since 1977, most recently in 1993) to measure sedimentation and mixing rates in metals concentrations; compare changes in metals inventory from cores 1977-present. Collect 3 cores with 1 m barrels at each station; possible 2 m core from Station 8.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1996-08-07

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1996-08-08

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Video camera - deep sea, Corer - piston

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Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

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Notes: Prepared from pre-activity report.

Location Map:

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photo of Asterias
Asterias

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
Corer - piston --- Geology