Other ID: HB-0604
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
Affiliate Investigator(s): W. Martin, WHOI
Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso
Data Type(s): Geochemical: Experiments, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy 2 benthic chambers in Hingham Bay (Station 8) and collect up to 8 diver-collected push cores. Return in about 1 week to recover the benthic chambers.
Start Date: 2004-06-16
Start Port/Location: Hingham Harbor, MA
End Date: 2004-06-16
End Port/Location: Hingham Harbor, MA
Equipment Used: Benthic Chambers, GPS (wh), Digital camera, Push corer (wh)
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: On June 16, deployed two benthic chambers in Hingham Bay (Station 8) and collected 6 diver-collected push cores. Water depth was 24 feet. The cores were 4.5-inch ID. Extrusion pistons were inserted upon removal from the bottom. Core 8-6 had pre-installed fins for erosion experiment. Cores 8-3 through 8-6 were x-rayed at Falmouth Hospital. On June 23, the benthic chambers were recovered. Area of operation: 42.2914N to 42.2916N; -70.93W to -70.932W.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Michael Casso, Charles Worley
Notes: Dann Blackwood prepared dive plan. Original Center People field contained: C. Worley (boat captain), D. Blackwood and M. Casso (divers).
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/.
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.