USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-080-FA

Other ID: CA-1001; IB A-4-01-MA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Scituate, Masschusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Turn around tripod and subsurface moorings as part of the Massachusetts Bay experiment.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2001-10-29

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2001-10-29

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: Camera- deep sea, Grab sampler, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered moorings 646 and 647; deployed moorings 666 and 667. Moorings recovered: 2 (#646 and 647 both deployed FA 01023 MARCUS HANNA May 23, 2001). Moorings deployed: 2 (#666 and 667 both recovered FA 02026 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 6, 2002).

Staff: Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini - cruise chief; Richard Rendigs - deck; Joseph Newell - on deck and flatbed transport.
Project = MWRA Sediment Transport - Long-Term Moorings, MWRA Sediment Transport - Long-Term Moorings

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew

Publications

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/.

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/.

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.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Camera- deep sea --- Photo
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2001-080-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)