Other ID: MH46-04
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
Affiliate Investigator(s): William Martin (WHOI)
Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso, Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Environmental Data: Temperature, Geochemical: Experiments, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Exchanged long-term moorings at Station A off Boston. Collected 8 sediment cores. Deployed and recovered oxygen profiler. Deployed benthic chambers.
Start Date: 2004-09-22
Start Port/Location: U.S. Coast Guard Base, Boston, MA
End Date: 2004-09-23
End Port/Location: U.S. Coast Guard Base, Boston, MA
Equipment Used: SBE 43 Dissolved Oxygen Sensor, Benthic Chambers, GPS (wh), Video camera - deep sea, Corer - piston, Temperature and salinity, Pressure, Digital camera, Camera- deep sea, Current
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Exchanged long-term moorings at Station A off Boston. Moorings deployed: 2 (#774 recovered adrift, FA 04065 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Dec. 31, 2004; #775 recovered FA 05003 ABBIE BURGESS Feb. 5-6, 2005). Moorings recovered: 3 (#766, 767 with film, and 768, all deployed FA 04026 MARCUS HANNA May 19-20, 2004). Recovered 38 sediment trap samples. Collected 3 cores from Station 2 (sandy) and 5 cores from Station 3 (muddy).
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Bothner, Brian Buczkowski, Michael Casso, Dirk Koopmans, Richard Rendigs, Stephen Ruane
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Mike Bothner, Brian Buczkowski, Michael Casso, Dirk Koopmans, Richard Rendigs, Stephen Ruane. All assisted in instrument deployment and recovery, and sample collection at sea.