USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-013-FA

Other ID: IB E-13-00-NB

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s): Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman

Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Visual Identification: Species ID

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover moorings in New York Bight, conduct CTD observations, conduct bottom video observations, and collect grab samples.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2000-04-14

Start Port/Location: Narragansett, RI

End Date: 2000-04-18

End Port/Location: Narragansett, RI

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), SeaBOSS, Digital camera, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tripods recovered: 5 (#595, 599, 601, 603 and 604, all deployed FA 99006 OCEANUS OC354 Dec. 3-7, 1999). Tripod not recovered: 1 (#597, recovered later during FA 00054 CONNECTICUT Jun. 27-28, 2000). Surface moorings recovered: 5 (#594, 596, 598, 600 and 602, all deployed FA 99006 OCEANUS OC354 Dec. 3-7, 1999). 9 CTD stations completed; 35 SEABOSS stations completed.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Bradford Butman, Jessica M. Cote, Erin Galvin, Ben Gutierrez, Courtney Harris, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, Sunita Shah, David Walsh, Marilyn ten Brink

Affiliate Staff:
Joanne Ferreira; Peter Traykovski (WHOI)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Brad Butman, Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Jessica Cote, Erin Galvin, Benjamin Gutierrez, Courtney Harris, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, Sunita Shah, Marilyn ten Brink, Joanne Ferreira, and David Walsh.
Project = Pollutant Transp and Accumulation in the New York Bight, Pollutant Transp and Accumulation in the New York Bight

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Endeavor
Endeavor

Publications

Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.

Butman, B., Alexander, P. S., Harris, C. K., Traykovski, P. A., ten Brink, M. B., Lightsom, F. S., and Martini, M. A., 2003, Oceanographic observations in the Hudson Shelf Valley, December 1999 - April 2000; data report: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/of02-217/.

Harris, C.K., Butman, Bradford, and Traykovski, Peter, 2003, Winter-time circulation and sediment transport in the Hudson Shelf Valley: Continental Shelf Research, v. 23 no. 8, doi: 10.1016/S0278-4343(03)00025-6.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
SeaBOSS --- Experiments
Surveys
Photo
Video
Biology
Geology
Species ID
2000-013-FA-SC-001 ( GRAB samples)
2000-013-FA-PH-001 ( CD ROM disk of DECK CORE,GRAB SHOTS, BOTTOM PHOTO NY BIGHT *, BOTTOM PHOTO NY BIGHT *, BOTTOM PHOTO NY BIGHT *, )
Digital camera --- Photo
2000-013-FA-PH-002 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)