Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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.
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
Notes: Project = Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Mapping, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Mapping
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., Alexander, P.S., Anderson, S.P., Lightsom, F.L., Scotti, A., and Beardsley, R.C., 2006, The Massachusetts Bay internal wave experiment, August 1998; data report: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 85, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/85/.
Scotti, A., Beardsley, R.C., Butman, B., and Pineda, J., 2008, Shoaling of nonlinear internal waves in Massachusetts Bay: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, v. 113 no. C08031, doi: 10.1029/2008JC004726.
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.