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):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner

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

Information Specialist(s): Mary E. Hastings

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

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: Benthic Chambers, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

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

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Michael Bothner, David Nichols

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

Location Map:


photo of Rafael


Data Acquired

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