Other ID: W26-98
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: western Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Information Specialist(s): Peter W. Gill
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Exchange 2 instrumented moorings. Collect sediment cores at 2 stations. Deploy sediment-oxygen profiler at 2 stations. Collect water samples at the surface and bottom at the mooring site.
Start Date: 1998-02-10
Start Port/Location: USCG Base, Boston, MA
End Date: 1998-02-10
End Port/Location: USCG Base, Boston, MA
Equipment Used: Oxygen profiling system from Sayles, DGPS, 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 deployed: 2 (#516 and 517 recovered FA 98028 MARCUS HANNA Jun. 17-19, 1998). Moorings recovered: 2 (#507 and 508 deployed FA 97017 WHITE HEATH Sep. 23-24, 1997).
Staff: Michael Bothner, Peter W. Gill, Roger Hubbell, Marinna Martini, Shannon McDaniel, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs
Notes: This cruise is the 26th in a long-term study of the fate and transport of contaminants associated with treated sewage effluent from greater Boston. The new offshore outfall will be operational in the fall of 1998.