Other ID: CA97-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripod #509 and sediment trap mooring off Scituate, Massachusetts.
Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA
End Port/Location: Scituate, MA
Start Date: 1997-10-23
End Date: 1997-10-23
Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom platform
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#509 recovered FA 98019 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Mar. 25, 1998). Deployed tripod (with ADCP) and subsurface mooring (with time-series sediment trap). Water depth 22 m. Tripod: 42 09.744 N; 70 38.403 W. Subsurface: 42 09.755; 70 38.406 W.
Staff: Bradford Butman, John Evans, Peter W. Gill, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Project = The Massachusetts Bay Experiment, The Massachusetts Bay Experiment
Scituate, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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/.
Warner, J.C., Butman, B., and Dalyander, P. S., 2008, Storm-driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Continental Shelf Research, v. 28 no. 2, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2007.08.008.
Warner, J.C., Sherwood, Christopher R., Signell, Richard P., Harris, Courtney K., and Arango, Hernan G., 2008, Development of a three-dimensional, regional, coupled wave, current, and sediment-transport model: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34 no. 10, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.012.