Field Activity Details for field activity 2000-066-FA

Other ID: IB A-66-00-MY

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Repair telemetry equipment. Recover tripod at Boston site. Check tripod at mooring at Scituate site.


Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Start Date: 2000-08-18

End Date: 2000-08-18

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, DGPS, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#629 deployed FA 00062 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Jul. 19, 2000).

Staff: Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Jonathan Ware
Glenn McDonald

Notes: Mooring number 629 was recovered.
Project = NOPP Telemetry, NOPP Telemetry


Boston Harbor, Scituate, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 42.3781 South: 42.16228 West: -70.7848 East: -70.6399


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:

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:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
DGPS --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2000-066-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass BAy mooring data)

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program