USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-006-FA

Other ID: OC354

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: New York Bight, Hudson Shelf Valley, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s): Peter Traykovski - WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy moorings on shelf and in Hudson Shelf Valley; conduct bottom video and sampling, hydrography.


Start Date: 1999-12-03

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 1999-12-07

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: CTD, DGPS, Camera- deep sea, Grab sampler, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations; Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 11 (#594, 595, 596, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602, 603 and 604 all recovered FA 00013 ENDEAVOR Apr. 14-18, 2000; #597 recovered FA 00054 CONNECTICUT Jun. 27-29, 2000).

Staff: Robert Barton, Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Bradford Butman, Jessica M. Cote, Jane Denny, Ben Gutierrez, Courtney Harris, Jason Hyatt, Marinna Martini, Ellen Mecray, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, David Walsh, Marilyn ten Brink

Affiliate Staff:
Peter Traykovski - WHOI: Sampling

Notes: Moorings #594 thru 604. Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman - Ch. Sci.; Dann Blackwood - Bottom video, sampling; Jonathan Borden - Moorings; Jessica Cote - Moorings; Jane Denny - Navigation, GIS; Benjamin Gutierrez - CTD, sampling; Courtney Harris - CTD, sampling, moorings; Jason Hyatt - Moorings; Marinna Martini - Moorings; Ellen Mecray - Sampling; Richard Rendigs - Mooring; Marilyn ten Brink - Sampling; David Walsh - Moorings; Mobilization: Joseph Newell, Robert Barton.
Project = Pollutant Trans. and Accum. in the NY-NJ Met. Reg., Pollutant Trans. and Accum. in the NY-NJ Met. Reg.

Location Map:


photo of Oceanus


(Samples) Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival Policies and Collections Database for the Woods Hole Science Center's Marine Sediment Samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, version 1.0.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1999-006-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 601; 19991205-20000415)
Grab sampler --- Biology
1999-006-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1999-006-FA-OM-001 ( Hudson valley mooring data)