Other ID: MH31-99
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, 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 measure oxygen profiles at the sediment stations.
Start Date: 1999-09-21
Start Port/Location: U.S. Coast Guard Base, Boston, MA
End Date: 1999-09-22
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 , DGPS, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered moorings #569-572. Deployed moorings #590-593. Moorings recovered: 4 (#569, 570, 571 and 572 all deployed FA 99008 MARCUS HANNA May 11-12, 1999). Moorings deployed: 4 (#590, 591 and 592, recovered FA 00002 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 15-16, 2000; #593 recovered FA 00048 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Mar. 28-29, 2000).
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Bothner, Michael Casso, Jessica M. Cote, Brian Flynn, Marinna Martini, Ellen Mecray, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden, Mike Bothner, Dann Blackwood, Jessica Cote, B. Flynn, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, Michael Casso, T. Elfers, Ellen Mecray. Original Submitted By field contained: Mike Bothner; edited by J. Cote.
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/.
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, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., and Bothner, M.H., 2004, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay; May 1999 to September 1999; May 2000 to September 2000; and October 2001 to February 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 97, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2004/97/.
Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Alexander, P.S., Lightsom, F.L., Martini, M.A., Gutierrez, B.T., and Strahle, W.S., 2004, Long-term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts; data report for 1989-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds74/.
Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lange, W.N., 2008, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, 1996 - 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 266, Version 1.0, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/266/.
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.