USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-033-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Environmental Data: CTD

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct hydrographic survey as part of internal wave experiment. Describe and track internal waves using acoustics.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1998-08-06

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 1998-08-06

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, SBE 9 CTD

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Staff:
Robert Beardsley
Alberto Conti
Dick Limeburner - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Notes:
Project = Stellwagen Bank Mapping, Stellwagen Bank Mapping

Location:

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

Boundaries
North: 42.4167 South: 42.0833 West: -70.6667 East: -70.25

Platform(s):

photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew

Publications

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., 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: 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.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
SBE 9 CTD --- CTD