Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Scituate, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Visual Identification: Ground Truthing
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover Boston and Scituate tripods.
Start Date: 2004-04-07
Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA
End Date: 2004-04-08
End Port/Location: Scituate, MA
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, SCUBA, Bottom tripod, Digital camera, DGPS
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Success. Recovered Tripods: 2 (#717 and 719 both deployed FA 03043 MARCUS HANNA Sep. 24-25, 2003).
Staff: Robert Barton, Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, Stephen Ruane, Charles Worley
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden, Deck Boss; Charles Worley, Dive Master; Richard Rendigs, Diver; Dann Blackwood, Diver; Robert Barton, MOB; Marinna Martini, MOB; Stephen Ruane, MOB.
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/.
Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lange, W.N., 2008, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, 1996 - 2005: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/266/.
Martini, M., Butman, Bradford, and Mickelson, Michael J., 2007, Long-term performance of Aanderaa Optodes and Sea-Bird SBE-43 dissolved-oxygen sensors bottom mounted at 32 m in Massachusetts Bay: Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, v. 24 no. 11, URL: http://ams.allenpress.com/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1175%2FJTECH2078.1.