USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-062-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dan Frye - WHOI

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy Micropod with NOPP instrumentation.


Start Date: 1999-10-15

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 1999-10-15

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: ADCP, DGPS, Micropod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Staff:
Dan Frye
Jonathan Ware
Greg Packard - WHOI et al.

Notes: STRAIN's participation was to provide the Micropod as a platform for WHOI/NOPP instrumentation and deployment capabilities. Data Curator: WHOI.
Project = NOPP, NOPP

Location Map:


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: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p. URL:

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ADCP --- Current
DGPS --- Navigation
Micropod --- Current