Other ID: W21B-96
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sampling and coring rescheduled from June 11 cruise (FA 96012) to July 9, 1996, with Ken Keay - MWRA. Second leg, 21st USGS-MWRA-USCG cruise (FA 96012): long-term currents, sediment transport, and physical/chemical sediment characteristics monitoring.
Start Port/Location: Boston, MA
End Port/Location: Boston, MA
Start Date: 1996-07-09
End Date: 1996-07-09
Equipment Used: DGPS, Van Veen grab sampler, Slow corer, Osprey camera system, Sediment traps, Bottom platform
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring recovered: 1 (#469 deployed FA 96012 WHITE HEATH Jun. 11, 1996).
Staff: Emily Banks, Michael Casso, Peter W. Gill, Marinna Martini, Joseph S. Newell, Richard Rendigs, William J. Strahle, Brenton B. Taylor
Doug Dooner - Mooring Systems; Robert Catalano - Benthos
Notes: Prepared from planning activity form and mooring log.
Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
|North: 42.4||South: 42.25||West: -70.8||East: -70.75|
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.
Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Alexander, P.S., Lightsom, F.L., Martini, M.A., Gutierrez, B.T., and Strahle, W.S., 2004, Long-term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts; data report for 1989-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM, URL: https://doi.org/10.3133/ds74_v2.
Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Gutierrez, B.T., Hastings, M.E., Lightsom, F.L., Martini, M.A., Montgomery, E.T., Rendigs, R.R., and Strahle, W.S., 2009, Long-term oceanographic observations in Massachusetts Bay, 1989 - 2006 (version 3): U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 74, https://doi.org/10.3133/ds74.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Van Veen grab sampler||---||Geology|
|Osprey camera system||---||Photo|
|Bottom platform||---||Mooring (physical oceanography)||1996-049-FA-OM-001 (Western Mass Bay mooring data)|