Other ID: MH41-03
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso, Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Video, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Exchange moorings and collect sediment samples. This is part of the long-term USGS-MWRA cooperative study.
Start Date: 2003-03-29
Start Port/Location: WHOI Dock, Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2003-03-31
End Port/Location: WHOI Dock, Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Corer - piston, Video camera - deep sea, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Temperature and salinity
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#707 and 708 both recovered FA 03043 MARCUS HANNA Sep. 24-25, 2003). Moorings recovered: 1 (#696 deployed FA 02046 MARCUS HANNA Oct. 22-25, 2002). New Boston tripod - Deployed (#708); New Boston Subsurface - Deployed (#707); Old Boston Subsurface - Recovered (#696); Coring - 2 sites at Station 3; No Scituate sites occupied due to weather. The Boston Tripod (#697) was not recovered.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Brian Buczkowski, Michael Casso, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, Dirk Koopmans
Notes: Originally scheduled for Feb. 5-6, this cruise has been rescheduled for March 29 to April 1. Divers will be mobilized only in the event of a failed mooring recovery.
(Samples) Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival Policies and Collections Database for the Woods Hole Science Center's Marine Sediment Samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, version 1.0.