Other ID: W26B-98
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Current, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy two moorings (#518 and 519) and recover mooring #509 off Scituate, Massachusetts.
Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA
End Port/Location: Scituate, MA
Start Date: 1998-03-25
End Date: 1998-03-25
Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom platform, Sediment traps, ADCP
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Surface markers were deployed north and south of this mooring site. Mooring recovered: 1 (#509 deployed FA 97044 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Oct. 23, 1997). Moorings deployed: 2 (#518 and 519 recovered FA 98028 MARCUS HANNA Jun. 17-19, 1998).
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Michael Bothner, Bradford Butman, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Project = The Massachusetts Bay Experiment, The Massachusetts Bay Experiment
Massachusetts Bay, off Scituate, 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.