Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Hingham Bay, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Dann Blackwood
Affiliate Investigator(s): Bill Martin - WHOI
Data Type(s): Geochemical: Experiments, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover benthic chambers.
Start Date: 2002-10-02
Start Port/Location: Hingham Harbor, MA
End Date: 2002-10-02
End Port/Location: Hingham Harbor, MA
Equipment Used: Benthic Chambers, Digital camera, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Both releases worked so no diving was needed. Chambers in good shape and functioning.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Richard Rendigs
Notes: Diving needed if releases fail to work. Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood, diver and support; Richard Rendigs, diver and support.
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/.