USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1997-043-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Attempt recovery of ADCP using divers.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1997-10-09

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 1997-10-09

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: SCUBA, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Bradford Butman, Marinna Martini, Kenneth E. Parolski, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
Steve Cross

Notes: Rendigs will coordinate dive activity. Anticipate maximum of four dives to 100 ft. Cruise schedule may shift to accommodate weather. Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman (Chief Scientist), Marinna Martini, Rick Rendigs (Dive coordinator), Dann Blackwood, Ken Parolski.
Project = The Massachusetts Bay Experiment, The Massachusetts Bay Experiment

Location:

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

Boundaries
North: 42.5 South: 42.1 West: -70.8 East: -70.3

Platform(s):

photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew

Publications

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: 89 URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/.

Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Alexander, P.S., Lightsom, F.L., Martini, M.A., Gutierrez, B.T., and Strahle, W.S., 2004, Long-term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts; data report for 1989-2002: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds74/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SCUBA --- Biology
Chemistry
Geology
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1997-043-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)