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):

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

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.


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 Map:


photo of Argo Maine
Argo Maine


Data Acquired

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