Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
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 Port/Location: Scituate, MA
End Port/Location: Scituate, MA
Start Date: 2004-04-07
End Date: 2004-04-08
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, SCUBA, Bottom platform, 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.
Scituate, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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.