Other ID: 96-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
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.
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
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:
Notes: Prepared from pre-activity report.
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/.