USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-016-FA

Other ID: W24-97

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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.

Vehicle(s):

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

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Pollutant Transport in Massachusetts Bay, Pollutant Transport in Massachusetts Bay

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of White Heath
White Heath

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Corer - piston --- Geology
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
Osprey camera system --- Photo
Video
Sediment traps --- Geology
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1997-016-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 501; 19970610-19970923)
1997-016-FA-PH-002 ( DVD ROM disk of MASS BAY BOTHNER NOTEBOOKS, TRIPOD 501 BOSTON 1-210, TRIPOD 501 BOSTON 211-426, TRIPOD 501 BOSTON 426-632, TRIPOD 501 BOSTON 633-772, )
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1997-016-FA-OM-001 ( DVD ROM disk of MASS BAY BOTHNER NOTEBOOKS, TRIPOD 501 BOSTON 1-210, TRIPOD 501 BOSTON 211-426, TRIPOD 501 BOSTON 426-632, TRIPOD 501 BOSTON 633-772, )
1997-016-FA-OM-002 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data )