Other ID: MH41-03
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Michael Bothner
Information Specialist(s): Michael Casso, Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology, Imagery: Video, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Exchange moorings and collect sediment samples. This is part of the long-term USGS-MWRA cooperative study.
Start Port/Location: WHOI Dock, Woods Hole, MA
End Port/Location: WHOI Dock, Woods Hole, MA
Start Date: 2003-03-29
End Date: 2003-03-31
Equipment Used: Corer - piston, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Temperature and salinity, Video camera - deep sea
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings deployed: 2 (#707 and 708 both recovered FA 03043 MARCUS HANNA Sep. 24-25, 2003). Moorings recovered: 1 (#696 deployed FA 02046 MARCUS HANNA Oct. 22-25, 2002). New Boston tripod - Deployed (#708); New Boston Subsurface - Deployed (#707); Old Boston Subsurface - Recovered (#696); Coring - 2 sites at Station 3; No Scituate sites occupied due to weather. The Boston Tripod (#697) was not recovered.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Brian Buczkowski, Michael Casso, Marinna Martini, Richard Rendigs, Dirk Koopmans
Notes: Originally scheduled for Feb. 5-6, this cruise has been rescheduled for March 29 to April 1. Divers will be mobilized only in the event of a failed mooring recovery.
Project = MWRA - Massachusetts Bay Time Series, MWRA - Massachusetts Bay Time Series
Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
|North: 42.4||South: 42.16667||West: -70.8||East: -70.75|
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: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/.
Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1187/.
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: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds74/.
Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lange, W.N., 2008, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, 1996 - 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 266, Version 1.0, DVD-ROM, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/266/.
Kalnejais, L.H., Martin, William R., Signell, Richard P., and Bothner, Michael H., 2007, Role of sediment resuspension in the remobilization of particulate-phase metals from coastal sediments: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41 no. 7, doi: 10.1021/es061770z.
Martini, M., Butman, Bradford, and Mickelson, Michael J., 2007, Long-term performance of Aanderaa Optodes and Sea-Bird SBE-43 dissolved-oxygen sensors bottom mounted at 32 m in Massachusetts Bay: Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, v. 24 no. 11, URL: http://ams.allenpress.com/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1175%2FJTECH2078.1.
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.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Corer - piston||---||Geology||2003-020-FA-SC-001 ( cores)|
|Video camera - deep sea||---||Video|
|Grab sampler - Van Veen||---||Geology|
|Temperature and salinity||---||CTD|