Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Affiliate Investigator(s): Canadian Hydrographic Service; University of New Brunswick
Information Specialist(s): William Danforth
Data Type(s): Sonar: Multibeam, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Complete multibeam survey of Massachusetts Bay.
Start Date: 1997-11-19
Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
End Date: 1997-12-01
End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
Equipment Used: Simrad EM 1000, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Bathymetric maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 11/19/97 Gloucester; 11/20-24 survey Massachusetts Bay; 11/25-29 engine and weather; 11/30-12/1 survey Massachusetts Bay; 12/1 Gloucester. Cruise terminated due to engine and weather. Single multibeam transects from Massachusetts Bay to Woods Hole and Woods Hole to Montauk, Long Island.
Staff: Bradford Butman, William Danforth, Jessica Baker, Tanya Unger
Notes: Original Center People field contained: B. Butman (Chief Scientist), B. Danforth (leadership of data acquistion and processing), T. Unger (data acquistion and processing), J. Baker (data acquisition and processing).
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/.
Pendleton, E.A., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Ackerman, S.D., Foster, D.S., Andrews, B.A., and Schwab, W.C., 2013, Shallow Geology, Sea-floor Texture, and Physiographic Provinces of the Inner Continental Shelf from Nahant to Northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: U.S.Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1157, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1157/.