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Field Activity Details for field activity 1999-063-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Borden

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dan Frye - WHOI

Information Specialist(s): PARTNER

Data Type(s): Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover Micropod with NOPP instrumentation.


Start Port/Location: Scituate, MA

End Port/Location: Scituate, MA

Start Date: 1999-11-18

End Date: 1999-11-18

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Release failed and divers were needed for Tripod recovery.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Richard Rendigs

Affiliate Staff:
Greg Packard - WHOI

Notes: Diving operation may be needed. Original Center People field contained: Jonathan Borden - Mooring Tech, Richard Rendigs - Dive Master, Dann Blackwood - Diver. Data Curator: WHOI.
Project = NOPP, NOPP


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

North: 42.26488 South: 42.15322 West: -70.7564 East: -70.62561


photo of Christopher Andrew
Christopher Andrew


Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C., 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., URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing

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