USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-070-FA

Other ID: IB R-1-01-BH

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

Affiliate Investigator(s): Bill Martin, Jennifer Morford (WHOI)

Information Specialist(s): Mary E. Hastings

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Geochemical: Experiments

Scientific Purpose/Goals: On October 4 we deployed two benthic chambers and collected 6 sediment cores (by SCUBA). Recovered chambers on Oct. 9, 2001.


Start Date: 2001-10-04

Start Port/Location: Hewitt's Cove, Hingham, MA

End Date: 2001-10-09

End Port/Location: Hewitt's Cove, Hingham, MA

Equipment Used: Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: All operations were successful.

Staff: David Nichols, Michael Bothner, Dann Blackwood

Affiliate Staff:
Bill Martin
Joanne Goudreau and Lary Ball - WHOI

Notes: CHANGE OF CRUISE DATES. Original Center People field contained: Mike Bothner, Dann Blackwood (diver), Dave Nichols (boat captain).
Project = Flux of metals from contaminated sediments, Flux of metals from contaminated sediments


Hull Bay, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 42.29149796 South: 42.2913927 West: -70.9302 East: -70.93005651


photo of Rafael


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:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
2001-070-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)