Other ID: W24-97
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
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To conduct long-term monitoring of currents, sediment transport, and physical/chemical characteristics of sediments and suspended matter in western Massachusetts Bay.
Start Date: 1997-06-10
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 1997-06-10
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: DGPS, Corer - piston, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Osprey camera system, Sediment traps, Camera- deep sea, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 2 (#495 and 496, both deployed FA 97015 WHITE HEATH Feb. 11-13, 1997). Moorings deployed: 2 (#501 and 502, both recovered FA 97017 WHITE HEATH Sep. 23-24, 1997).
Staff: Michael Bothner, Rebecca E. Deusser, Peter W. Gill, Marinna Martini, Shannon McDaniel, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, Brenton B. Taylor, Brent Zaprowski
Notes: Project = Pollutant Transport in Massachusetts Bay, Pollutant Transport in Massachusetts Bay