Other ID: W25-97
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, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: The objective of the program is to conduct long-term monitoring of currents, sediment transport, and physical/chemical characteristics of sediments in western Massachusetts Bay.
Start Date: 1997-09-23
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 1997-09-24
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: 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 (#501 and 502, both deployed FA 97016 WHITE HEATH Jun. 10, 1997). Moorings deployed: 2 (#507 and 508, both recovered FA 98011 WHITE HEATH Feb. 10, 1998).
Staff: Michael Bothner, Peter W. Gill, Marinna Martini, Shannon McDaniel, Andrew McIntire, Richard Rendigs, Brenton B. Taylor
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Mike Bothner, Peter Gill, Marinna Martini, Shannon McDaniel, Andrew McIntire, Richard Rendigs, Brendt Taylor, and alternate.