Other ID: HB-1003
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Hull Bay, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Information Specialist(s): PARTNER
Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Using SCUBA divers, collect 8 sediment cores from Hull Bay (Station 8) for geochemical analysis.
Start Date: 2003-10-24
Start Port/Location: Hingham, MA
End Date: 2003-10-24
End Port/Location: Hingham, MA
Equipment Used: Niskin water sampler, GPS (wh), Push corer (wh)
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Using SCUBA divers, collected 8 sediment cores from Hull Bay (Station 8) for geochemical analysis. Cores were collected at 42.291533 N Lat, 70.9293166 W Long. WHOI retained cores 8-1 through 8-5. USGS retained cores 8-6 through 8-8.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Charles Worley, Michael Casso
Notes: Dann Blackwood and Michael Casso will be the USGS divers. Chuck Worley, boat captain, is the Dive Safety Officer. Data Curator: Joanne Goudreau.
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/.
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, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
Kalnejais, L.H., Martin, William R., and Bothner, Michael H., 2010, The release of dissolved nutrients and metals from coastal sediments due to resuspension: Marine Chemistry, v. 121, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2010.05.002.
Kalnejais, L.H., Martin, William R., Signell, Richard P., and Bothner, Michael H., 2007, Role of sediment resuspension in the remobilization of particulate-phase metals from coastal sediments: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41 no. 7, doi: 10.1021/es061770z.