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, DMF
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: Ground truth with SEABOSS to collect sea floor sediment samples, video transects and still photos in four areas with four sites each area.
Start Date: 2006-09-18
Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA
End Date: 2006-09-23
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: Sediment samples processed and stored in WHSC; Field logs with Chris Hein, BU; Videos on tape and DVD with Dann Blackwood; Still photos on film and digitized on DVD with Dann Blackwood.
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/.