USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-031-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s): Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Single Beam, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy moorings in Massachusetts Bay for internal wave experiment. Conduct hydrographic survey.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1998-08-03

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1998-08-07

End Port/Location: Sandwich, MA

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Simrad EC - 810 echo sounder, Camera- deep sea, DGPS, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Instruments deployed at 3 sites in Massachusetts Bay - Station A: 1 surface buoy; Station B: 4 surface buoys, 2 subsurface moorings, 1 tripod; Station C: 1 surface buoy, 1 subsurface mooring, 1 tripod. Moorings deployed: 7 (#533, 534, 535, 536, 537, 538 and 539 all recovered FA 98032 ARGO MAINE Aug. 30 - Sep. 1, 1998).

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Bradford Butman

Affiliate Staff:
WHOI: Steve Anderson
Rick Trask
Will Ostrom
Brian Way
Jason Gobat
Mark Grosenbaugh

Notes: Project = Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Mapping, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Mapping

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Argo Maine
Argo Maine

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Simrad EC - 810 echo sounder --- Single Beam
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1998-031-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 535; 19980804-?)
1998-031-FA-PH-002 ( DVD ROM disk of TRIPOD 535 STELLWAGEN 1-231, TRIPOD 535 STELLWAGEN 232-466, TRIPOD 535 STELLWAGEN 466-670, TRIPOD 535 STELLWAGEN 671-698, )
DGPS --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1998-031-FA-OM-001 ( DVD ROM disk of TRIPOD 535 STELLWAGEN 1-231, TRIPOD 535 STELLWAGEN 232-466, TRIPOD 535 STELLWAGEN 466-670, TRIPOD 535 STELLWAGEN 671-698, )
1998-031-FA-OM-002 ( Mass Bay IWAVE mooring data)