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Field Activity Details for field activity 1991-046-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Historic fishing vessel dragged and recovered subsurface mooring #369 in Massachusetts Bay.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

End Port/Location: Gloucester, MA

Start Date: 1991-04-27

End Date: 1991-04-27

Equipment Used: Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring dragged and recovered by fisherman aboard historic fishing vessel. No USGS personnel. Mooring recovered by fisherman: 1 (#369, deployed FA 91003 OCEANUS Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 1991).

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Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

Boundaries
North: 42.36520989 South: 42.34468774 West: -70.4107181 East: -70.38079126

Platform(s):

photo of Vincie N
Vincie N

Publications

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.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1991-046-FA-OM-001 (Mass Bay Circulation mooring data)

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