USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-048-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jonathan Ware, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Set tripod #693; install telemetry equipment on USCG buoy.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2002-06-20

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2002-06-20

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Current

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tripod deployed: 1 (#693 recovered FA 02056 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Sep. 19, 2002).

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Jonathan Ware (WHOI)
at sea

Notes: This is mooring number 693. Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini at sea.
Project = Low Cost Telemetry Project, Low Cost Telemetry Project

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: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p. 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: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds74/.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2002-048-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)