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): Steve Anderson, Rick Trask, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings in Stellwagen Basin for internal wave experiment. Conduct hydrographic survey.
Start Date: 1998-08-30
Start Port/Location: Portland, ME
End Date: 1998-09-03
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: SBE 9 CTD, DGPS, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: USGS moorings recovered in Massachusetts Bay - Station A: Mooring 539 (surface buoy); Station B: Mooring 536 (surface buoy), 537 (tripod), 538 (subsurface); Station C: Mooring 533 (surface buoy), 534 (subsurface), 535 (tripod); 67 CTD casts. Moorings recovered: 7 (#533, 534, 535, 536, 537, 538 and 539 all deployed FA 98031 ARGO MAINE Aug. 3-7, 1998).
Staff: Jonathan Borden, Bradford Butman, Joseph S. Newell
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman, Jonathan Borden; Joseph Newell (loading/unloading).
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.