USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-052-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jonathan Ware, WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Diagnose telemetry problems on B-buoy.


Start Date: 2002-08-08

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2002-08-08

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Current

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini, P. Soupy Alexander

Affiliate Staff:
Jonathan Ware at sea

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini, Patricia Soupy Alexander at sea.
Project = Low Cost Acoustic Telemetry Project, Low Cost Acoustic Telemetry Project


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

North: 42.38298 South: 42.37393 West: -70.7898 East: -70.77423


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


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:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)