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Summary Information for Field Activity 1991-004-FA

Area of Operations: Massachusetts Bay, Manomet, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 07, 1991 to February 07, 1991

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

   James Irish - UNH

Objectives: Deploy surface moorings at 3 locations in Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays. The moored array is part of a study of coastal circulation and sediment transport.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Mooring deployed: 1 (#373, recovered FA 91017 ARGO MAINE, Jun. 16-19, 1991).

Contact: Brad Butman (bbutman@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier M-1-91-CD. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/awards.html

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Platform Info:
ARGO MAINE

Publications resulting from these data

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.. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/)

Hotchkiss, Frances S., and Signell, Richard P.,1991, Average near-bottom currents in Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay measured with Woodhead drifters; progress report for drifters released Sept. 1990 through May 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File-Report 91-361, 14 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr91361)

Warner, J. C., Butman, B., and Dalyander, P. S.,2008, Storm-driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Continental Shelf Research, v. 28, no. 2: p. 257-282. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2007.08.008)

Warner, John 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: p. 1284-1306. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.012)


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Mass Bay Circulation mooring data

 

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