USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-008-FA

Other ID: MH30-99

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Exchange moorings at two locations and collect sediment cores at two long-term monitoring stations. We will also make measurements of oxygen profiles at the sediment stations.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 1999-05-11

Start Port/Location: U.S. Coast Guard Base, Boston, MA

End Date: 1999-05-12

End Port/Location: U.S. Coast Guard Base, Boston, MA

Equipment Used: Oxygen profiling system from Sayles, Mooring tripod, Corer - piston, Camera- deep sea, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Bottom tripod

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Divers used to recover tripod at Boston Buoy B. Moorings recovered: 4 (#551, 552 and 553, all deployed FA 99007 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 10-11, 1999; #568 deployed FA 99021 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Mar. 26, 1999). Moorings deployed: 4 (#569, 570, 571 and 572 all recovered FA 99009 MARCUS HANNA Sep. 21-22, 1999).

Staff: Patricia Baucom, Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Bothner, Bradford Butman, Jessica M. Cote, Brian Flynn, Peter W. Gill, Roger Hubbell, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
Stace Beaulieu
Joanne Goudreau and Lary Ball - WHOI; MWRA representative ?

Notes: Divers will be needed only if the moorings fail to surface. Original Submitted By field contained: Mike Bothner; edited by J. Cote.

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Marcus Hanna
Marcus Hanna

Publications

(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
Oxygen profiling system from Sayles --- Dissolved Oxygen
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Corer - piston --- Geology
1999-008-FA-SC-001 ( CORE samples)
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
1999-008-FA-PH-002 ( DVD ROM disk of MASS BAY BOTHNER NOTEBOOKS, TRIPOD 569 BOSTON 1-218, TRIPOD 569 BOSTON 219-441, TRIPOD 569 BOSTON 442-662, TRIPOD 569 BOSTON 663-784, )
1999-008-FA-PH-001 ( film collection of TRIPOD 569; 19990511-19990921)
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1999-008-FA-OM-001 ( DVD ROM disk of MASS BAY BOTHNER NOTEBOOKS, TRIPOD 569 BOSTON 1-218, TRIPOD 569 BOSTON 219-441, TRIPOD 569 BOSTON 442-662, TRIPOD 569 BOSTON 663-784, )
1999-008-FA-OM-002 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)