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.


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:


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


Data Acquired

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