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Field Activity Details for field activity 1998-039-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Peter W. Gill

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Peter W. Gill

Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect bottom water samples.


Start Port/Location: Pt. Allerton, Hull, MA

End Port/Location: Pt. Allerton, Hull, MA

Start Date: 1998-07-30

End Date: 1998-07-30

Equipment Used: Niskin water sampler, Raytheon radar, Compass

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Station 3: Massachusetts Bay - 1 water sample 2 m off bottom; 1 water sample 2 m below surface. Station 8: Boston Harbor - 1 water sample 2 m off bottom. Main Coast Guard Base, Boston Harbor - 1 water sample 2 m off bottom in inlet between Coast Guard base and Lobster Building.

Staff: Peter W. Gill

Affiliate Staff:
Raja Ganeshram - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Notes: Original Center People field contained: Peter Gill - mobilization, transportation, sampling at sea.


Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 42.35 South: 42.2 West: -71 East: -70.9


photo of USCG 41



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Niskin water sampler --- Chemistry
Raytheon radar --- Navigation
Compass --- Navigation

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