Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Upper Mystic Lake, border of Arlington/Medford/Winchester, Massachusetts, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): Carolyn Ruppel
Information Specialist(s): Carolyn Ruppel
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct pseudo-3D survey of methane seep field in deepwater part of lake in advance of MIT ROV deployment & diver-deployed lander installation for physics/chemistry studies (to be carried out in early 2011).
Start Date: 2010-10-13
Start Port/Location: Winchester Boat Club
End Date: 2010-10-13
End Port/Location: Winchester Boat Club
Equipment Used: HYPACK, Humminbird fishfinder, DGPS, EdgeTech 424 chirp sub-bottom profiler, SCUBA, Temperature and salinity
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Reoccupied sites of former seeps. Filled in areas needed to complete bathymetric map. Conducted high resolution survey of deep basin where we had previously recognized numerous seeps.
Staff: Charles Worley