USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2005-025-FA

Other ID: AM-0605

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy mooring #792.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2005-06-06

Start Port/Location: Castine, ME

End Date: 2005-06-08

End Port/Location: Castine, ME

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Temperature and salinity, Sediment traps, DGPS, Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#792 recovered FA 05038 MARCUS HANNA Sep. 28, 2005). Subsurface mooring #792 at Boston B Buoy redeployed successfully.

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Brian Buczkowski, Michael Casso, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This is mooring number 792.
Project = Massachusetts Bay Long-Term, Massachusetts Bay Long-Term

Location:

Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 42.4 South: 42.33 West: -71.166 East: -70.666

Platform(s):

photo of Argo Maine
Argo Maine

Publications

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/.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Temperature
Sediment traps --- Geology
DGPS --- Navigation
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2005-025-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)