Other ID: MH50-06
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Affiliate Investigator(s): William Martin - WHOI
Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso, Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Geochemical: Experiments, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover an instrumented tripod (#805) at Massachusetts Bay Station A. Collect sediment cores at Stations 2 and 3. Deploy oxygen probe and benthic chambers. Collect water samples for determination of radium and radon concentrations.
Start Port/Location: Coast Guard Base, Boston, MA
End Port/Location: Coast Guard Base, Boston, MA
Start Date: 2006-02-08
End Date: 2006-02-08
Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom platform, Benthic Chambers, Oxygen profiling system from Sayles, Water sampler, Digital camera
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: All activities were carried out successfully.
Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Bothner, Michael Casso, John Crusius, Dirk Koopmans, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs
J. Goudreau - WHOI
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Sea-going scientists: S. Baldwin, D. Blackwood, J. Borden, Mike Bothner, M. Casso, J. Crusius, D. Koopmans, Marinna Martini, R. Rendigs.
Project = Coastal Processes - Environmental Change in the NE U.S., Coastal Processes - Environmental Change in the NE U.S.
Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
|North: 42.4||South: 42.36667||West: -70.85||East: -70.75|
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/.
Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lange, W.N., 2008, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, 1996 - 2005: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/266/.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Oxygen profiling system from Sayles||---||Dissolved Oxygen|
|Digital camera||---||Photo||2006-003-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)|
|Bottom platform||---||Mooring (physical oceanography)||2006-003-FA-OM-001 ( Western Mass Bay mooring data)|