USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2001-085-FA

Other ID: IB A-5-01-MA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Service equipment on buoy; recover tripod #663.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2001-12-05

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2001-12-05

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, GPS (wh), Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#663 deployed FA 01069 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Sep. 17, 2001).

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Sarah Fuller

Affiliate Staff:
Jonathan Ware - WHOI

Notes: This is one day at any time in December; we will be waiting for

Location:

Scituate, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 42.37681 South: 42.14627 West: -70.892 East: -70.63768

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/.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2001-085-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)