Field Activity 1993-002-FA

Identifier 1993-002-FA
Alternate names W11-93
Purpose Recover moorings #407 and 408 (partial) and deploy mooring #414 (partial) at LNB Boston; sampling and subsampling.
Location Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,
Summary Moorings recovered: 2 (#407 deployed FA 92026 WHITE HEATH Oct. 20-21, 1992; #408 partial, deployed FA 92026 WHITE HEATH Oct. 20-21, 1992). Surface mooring deployed: 1 (#414 partial, recovered FA 93011 WHITE HEATH Jun. 15-16, 1993).
Info derived Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;
Comments Information derived from pre-field activity report and mooring log. Original Center People field contained: Marinna Martini, Carol Parmenter, Richard Rendigs, R. Siplak, William Strahle, Derek Terry Unger (alt). Information from Foghorn: hydraulically damped corer, Van Veen grab sampler, mooring, 8 tube traps, 1 Anderson trap;
White Heath
Length: 133 feet; Beam: 30 feet.
Start Boston, MA 1993-02-17
End Boston, MA 1993-02-18
Days in the field 2
West -70.85
East -70.75
North 42.4
South 42.3


384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Michael Bothner
Crew members
Richard R Rendigs
Scientist, Staff
Marinna A Martini
Scientist, Staff
Parmenter, Carol M.
Scientist, Staff
Unger, Derek
Scientist, Staff
William J. Strahle
Scientist, Staff
Affiliate staff R. Siplak; P. Ralston, Wendy Leo - MWRA

Data types and categories

Data category: Imagery, Location-Elevation, Sampling, Time Series
Data type: Photo, Navigation, Geology, Mooring (physical oceanography)


RCV:407,408 PART; DEP:414 PART;

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Slow corer Geology (no data reported)
DGPS Navigation (no data reported)
Van Veen grab sampler Geology (no data reported)
Sediment traps Geology (no data reported)
Camera- deep sea Photo 1
Bottom platform Mooring (physical oceanography) 1


Datasets produced in this activity

Dataset name Equipment Description Dataset contact
1993-002-FA-PH-001 Camera- deep sea film collection of TRIPOD 413; 19930218-19930614 Nancy K. Soderberg
1993-002-FA-OM-001 Bottom platform Western Mass Bay mooring data Ellyn Montgomery


Samples collected during this field activity