Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-040-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): Robert Beardsley

Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct hydrographic survey as part of internal wave experiment.


Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Start Date: 1998-08-20

End Date: 1998-08-20

Equipment Used: SBE 9 CTD

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Staff:
Robert Beardsley
Alberto Conti - WHOI

Project = Stellwagen Bank Mapping, Stellwagen Bank Mapping


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

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


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


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:

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:

Butman, B., Gutierrez, Benjamin T., Buchholtz ten Brink, Marilyn, Schwab, William C., Blackwood, Dann S., Mecray, Ellen L., and Middleton, Tammie J., 2003, Photographs of the sea floor offshore of New York and New Jersey: URL:

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.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program