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Field Activity Details for field activity 1995-029-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): William J. Strahle

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover surface mooring #448 on Stellwagen Basin and attach surface marker to subsurface mooring #452 in Greater Boston Harbor.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Boston, MA

End Port/Location: Boston, MA

Start Date: 1995-04-10

End Date: 1995-04-10

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 1 (#448 deployed FA 94048 WHITE HEATH Oct. 25, 1994).

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell

Affiliate Staff:
Steve Cross - WHOI

Notes: Project = Greater Boston Harbor, Greater Boston Harbor

Location:

Greater Boston Harbor, Stellwagen Bank, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 42.4 South: 42.25 West: -70.8 East: -70.15

Platform(s):

photo of White Heath
White Heath

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.

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.

Portals/Viewers

Documents associated with this activity

Title Survey Equipment Description
Cruise report (document not focused on specific equipment) Chief Scientist's report including personnel, purpose, tabulated information.

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
1995-029-FA-OM-001 (Stellwagen mooring data)

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