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): Dann Blackwood
Affiliate Investigator(s): Kathryn Ford, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
Information Specialist(s): Seth Ackerman
Data Type(s): Biological Field Study: Experiments, Biological Field Study: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Visual Identification: Species ID
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Occupy 50 SEABOSS stations to collect sea floor sediment samples, video transects and still camera photos.
Start Date: 2006-05-08
Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
End Date: 2006-06-06
End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
Equipment Used: GPS (wh), SeaBOSS, ARGO, Digital camera
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Weather delayed work. Most sites done on June 5-6, 2006. Sediment Samples: stored at WHSC; Field logs, Video tapes and dvds, Still photos, Navigation log and file.
Staff: Seth Ackerman, Dann Blackwood
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Dann Blackwood, SEABOSS tech.; Seth Ackerman, watchstander.
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/.