Other ID: T-0910
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Affiliate Investigator(s): Carl Lamborg, Bill Martin, WHOI
Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Chemistry
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect sediment cores for determination of contaminant concentrations. Measure the partitioning of inorganic and methyl mercury in pore water from Hull Bay sediments. Measure the rates of mercury methylation in Hull Bay sediments.
Start Date: 2010-09-21
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2010-09-21
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Video camera - deep sea, Corer - piston, Niskin water sampler
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 13 sediment cores were collected from the following stations in Boston Harbor: 3, 4, 8, and 10.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Patrick Dickhudt
Notes: Sampling was completed at all 4 stations in Boston Harbor in one long day. However, a second day was reserved to finish the work, if needed.