Other ID: MH37-01; IB H-1-01-MY
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): Michael Casso, Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Geochemical: Experiments, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Exchange moorings off Boston. Collect sediment cores and deploy oxygen profiler at Stations 2 and 3 near the Massachusetts Bay outfall. Deploy benthic chambers at Station 3. (Scituate moorings will be exchanged using the CHRISTOPHER ANDREW.)
Start Date: 2001-10-23
Start Port/Location: U.S. Coast Guard Base, Boston, MA
End Date: 2001-10-23
End Port/Location: U.S. Coast Guard Base, Boston, MA
Equipment Used: Benthic Chambers, Oxygen profiling system from Sayles, DGPS, Mooring tripod, Corer - piston, Camera- deep sea, Digital camera, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: USGS divers (Dann Blackwood and Charles Worley) recovered tripod at station LNB - release fouled. Cores collected only at Station 3. No moorings recovered/deployed at Scituate on this cruise. No benthic chambers were deployed. The minipod and subsurface moorings were recovered/deployed at Scituate on 10-29-01 from the CHRISTOPHER ANDREW. Moorings recovered: 2 (#644 and 645 both deployed FA 01023 MARCUS HANNA May 23-24, 2001). Moorings deployed: 2 (#664 and 665 both recovered FA 02026 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 5-6, 2002).
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Bothner, Michael Casso, Sarah Fuller, Frances Lightsom, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, Flavia Wood
Notes: Original Center People field contained: At sea: Jonathan Borden*, Mike Bothner, Dann Blackwood, Michael Casso, Sarah Fuller*, Frances Lightsom*, Richard Rendigs, Flavia Wood. Mob and demob: Joseph Newell*. Asterisk (*) denotes acct. 67013; otherwise acct. 67011.
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: 89 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.