Other ID: ARMN91-1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman
Affiliate Investigator(s): James Irish - UNH
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy surface moorings at 3 locations in Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays. The moored array is part of a study of coastal circulation and sediment transport.
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Start Date: 1991-02-07
End Date: 1991-02-07
Equipment Used: Loran-C, Bottom platform
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#373, recovered FA 91017 ARGO MAINE, Jun. 16-19, 1991).
Staff: Adam Brown, Bradford Butman
Ken Morey and Woody Lee - University of New Hampshire; EG&G representative
Notes: Information derived from pre-cruise report and mooring log; no post-cruise information was available.
Massachusetts Bay, Manomet, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
|North: 41.96595464||South: 41.93554408||West: -70.49145449||East: -70.44894039|
Bothner, M.H., and Butman, Bradford (eds.), 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., https://doi.org/10.3133/cir1302.
Hotchkiss, F.S., and Signell, R.P., 1991, Average near-bottom currents in Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay measured with Woodhead drifters; progress report for drifters released Sept. 1990 through May 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File-Report 91-361, 14 p., URL: https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr91361.
Warner, J.C., Butman, B., and Dalyander, P. S., 2008, Storm-driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Continental Shelf Research, v. 28 no. 2, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2007.08.008.
Warner, J.C., Sherwood, Christopher R., Signell, Richard P., Harris, Courtney K., and Arango, Hernan G., 2008, Development of a three-dimensional, regional, coupled wave, current, and sediment-transport model: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34 no. 10, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.012.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Bottom platform||---||Mooring (physical oceanography)||1991-004-FA-OM-001 (Mass Bay Circulation mooring data)|