Other ID: MH40-02
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso, Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Geochemical: Experiments, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Exchange moorings at the Boston B Buoy.
Start Port/Location: USCG Base, Boston, MA
End Port/Location: USCG Base, Boston, MA
Start Date: 2002-10-22
End Date: 2002-10-25
Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom platform, Corer - slow, Benthic Chambers, Oxygen profiling system from Sayles
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sediment samples were collected at Stations 3 and 2. Moorings deployed: 4 (#696 recovered FA 03020 CONNECTICUT Mar. 29-21, 2003; #697 and 699 recovered FA 03031 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW May 21-23, 2003; #698 recovered FA 03028 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Apr. 23, 2003). Moorings recovered: 6 (#687 (NOPP) deployed FA 02044 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Apr. 8, 2002; #689, 690, 691 and 692 all deployed FA 02045 MARCUS HANNA May 21-22, 2002; #693A deployed FA 02056 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Sep. 19, 2002). Divers were not needed.
Staff: P. Soupy Alexander, Sandy Baldwin, Jonathan Borden, Michael Bothner, Brian Buczkowski, Michael Casso, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Andree Ramsey, Richard Rendigs
Timothy McCobb (WRD Northborough); William Martin and Joanne Goudreau (WHOI Chemistry Dept.) - deployment of oxygen profiler and benthic chambers
Notes: Original Center People field contained: At sea: Patricia Soupy Alexander, Sandy Baldwin, Jonathan Borden*, Mike Bothner, Brian Buczkowski*, Michael Casso, Marinna Martini*, Timothy McCobb (WRD Northborough), Richard Rendigs, and Andree Ramsey*. Mob and de-mob: Joseph Newell*. Asterisk (*) denotes acct. 67013; otherwise acct. 67011.
Project = The Massachusetts Bay Experiment, The Massachusetts Bay Experiment
Scituate, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 42.4||South: 42.08333||West: -70.8333||East: -70.63333|
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/.
Bothner, M.H., Butman, Bradford, and Casso, Michael A., 2010, Review of oceanographic and geochemical data collected in Massachusetts Bay during a large discharge of total suspended solids from Boston's sewage-treatment system and ocean outfall in August 2002: 11 URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1050/.
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
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/.
Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lange, W.N., 2008, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, 1996 - 2005: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/266/.
Kalnejais, L.H., Martin, William R., Signell, Richard P., and Bothner, Michael H., 2007, Role of sediment resuspension in the remobilization of particulate-phase metals from coastal sediments: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41 no. 7, doi: 10.1021/es061770z.
Martini, M., Butman, Bradford, and Mickelson, Michael J., 2007, Long-term performance of Aanderaa Optodes and Sea-Bird SBE-43 dissolved-oxygen sensors bottom mounted at 32 m in Massachusetts Bay: Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, v. 24 no. 11, URL: http://ams.allenpress.com/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1175%2FJTECH2078.1.
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.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Oxygen profiling system from Sayles||---||Dissolved Oxygen|
|Corer - slow||---||Geology||2002-046-FA-SC-001 ( CORE samples)|
|Bottom platform||---||Mooring (physical oceanography)||2002-046-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)|