USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2002-056-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): Frances Lightsom

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Repair telemetry on B-buoy and redeploy mooring #693A.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2002-09-19

Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Date: 2002-09-19

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Equipment Used: DGPS, Current

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered, repaired: 1 (#693 deployed FA 02048 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Jun. 20, 2002). Mooring redeployed: 1 (#693A recovered FA 02046 MARCUS HANNA Oct. 22-25, 2002).

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Jonathan Ware
WHOI
acoustics engineer

Notes:
Project = Low Cost Telemetry Project, Low Cost Telemetry Project

Location:

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

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

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
DGPS --- Navigation
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2002-056-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)