Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden
Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Dive for remains of collapsed mooring 787. Inspect tripod 786 and mooring 788 to determine their status after the northeast storm of 5/25/05.
Start Date: 2005-06-02
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Date: 2005-06-03
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Equipment Used: Digital camera, DGPS, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bottom instruments (seacat, VMCM and Honjo) of mooring 787 successfully recovered. Divers report tripod is upright. Subsurface mooring 788 releases report that the mooring is upright.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Richard Rendigs, Stephen Ruane
Notes: Project = Massachuestts Bay Long-Term, Massachuestts Bay Long-Term
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/.
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: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds74/.