Other ID: CA97-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Scituate, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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 Date: 1997-10-23
Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA
End Date: 1997-10-23
End Port/Location: Scituate, MA
Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom tripod
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
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/.
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: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, 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.